Most of the colleges in Hawaii are in the north west area, close to Honolulu. Like most other states, schools range from four year colleges to vocational schools. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Aloha State:
Salary Breakdown College Scorecard tells us alums from the Hawaii Pacific University earn among the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum earns $49,900. Meanwhile, the 2018 mean annual wage earned in Hawaii is $52,900. You do the math!
Like other states, Hawaii offers easy transfers within it's state system. Students who complete a degree at a public 2 year college can transfer to UH Manoa, UH Hilo, or UH West Oahu. Upon transferring, students will earn a junior standing at the public four year college.
Hawaii is also a member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). This program allows students to pursue degrees in one of 15 Western states at an in state tuition rate. According to WICHE, Hawaii students have saved over $271 million out of state tuition since 1988. In 2018 that number was $24.9 million! Participating states include Utah and Nevada.
Top Hawaii colleges were ranked by total student population.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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The sources for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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