Hawaii contains three schools that offer special education programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking special education school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 special education schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chaminade University of Honolulu comes out as the most expensive ($17,911/yr), with University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest recorded at only $10,275/yr.
Special Education students from Hawaii schools who go on to become special education teachers, special education educators, special educators, sign language interpreters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 146,240 people working as special education teachers, secondary school alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,420. Also, Special education teachers, middle school make on average $54,750 per year and there are about 102,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are employed special education teachers, middle school earning an average yearly salary of $39,430. Special education teachers, secondary school in this state earn $39,850/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the special education schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from special education, 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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