Hawaii contains six schools that offer sonography programs. Lincoln University, the highest-ranking sonography school in HI, has a total student population of 629 and is the 1163rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sonography schools in Hawaii, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Citrus Heights comes out as the most expensive ($24,732/yr), with Merced College as the lowest recorded at only $4,519/yr.
Sonography students from Hawaii schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 110 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $187,760. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $73,590/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sonography, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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