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Nursing Schools in Hawaii

88 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Hawaii

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 42
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 39
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 39
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 39
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

In Hawaii, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in HI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Hawaii is as follows:

  • Asian: 37.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.2%
  • White: 22.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 21.6%
Nursing Majors in HI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Hawaii

In this state, there are 13,690 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. HI

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Hawaii

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $120,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Hawaii that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
17,490 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,286. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,170 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,372 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,125.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
197 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,400 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $13,118.

Nursing Careers in HI

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title HI Job Growth HI Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 36% $123,570
Nursing Instructors and Professors 24% $77,580
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $114,490
Registered Nurses 13% $105,300
Nurse Anesthetists 0% $189,030

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in HI
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 74
Medicine 73
Public Health 25
Communication Sciences 14
Allied Health Professions 10
Alternative Medicine & Systems 10
Health/Medical Prep Programs 2

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