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9 Colleges
741 Yearly Graduations
$41,687 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,344 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Hawaii ranked #49 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 741 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $10,422 per year to get their degree at a college in Hawaii, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,592 per year.

About 35% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,086 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees
$12,186 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 17,710, of which 12,968 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,739 are full-time. It takes the average UH Manoa undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 37% of students at UH Manoa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,149 a year. UH Manoa has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,700 during the early-career years.

#2

Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees
$27,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,086 students at Hawaii Pacific University in total, 3,545 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,384 are full-time. It takes the average Hawaii Pacific University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 26% are men and 74% are women.

62% of Hawaii Pacific University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,789 a year. Hawaii Pacific University has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees
$3,278 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,092 students at UH Maui College in total, 999 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

10% of UH Maui College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,966 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#4

Kapiolani Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
84 Yearly Degrees
$3,284 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,492 full-time undergraduates at Kapiolani CC, and 6,899 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Kapiolani CC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,812 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
76 Yearly Degrees
$7,792 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,406 students at UH Hilo in total, 2,816 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,233 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 66% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at UH Hilo take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,238 a year. UH Hilo has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UH Hilo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees
$26,134 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,646 undergraduates at Chaminade University of Honolulu, of which 1,401 are full-time, and there are 2,150 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

33% of Chaminade University of Honolulu students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,565 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chaminade University of Honolulu is $30,000.

#7

Kauai Community College

Lihue, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$3,252 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 328 full-time undergraduates at Kauai CC, and 1,486 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Kauai CC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,549 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,900 during the early-career years.

#8

Hawaii Community College

Hilo, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$3,204 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,044 full-time undergraduates at Hawaii CC, and 2,632 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

9% of Hawaii CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,167 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,000 during the early-career years.

#9

University of Phoenix - Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 351 students at UOPX - Hawaii in total, 313 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 313 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 100% of students at UOPX - Hawaii take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,539 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UOPX - Hawaii is $28,400.

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