Computer Science in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Hawaii


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Hawaii receive computer science degrees every year. Thus, Hawaii's 5 computer science schools put out approximately 72 computer science professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a computer science program is University of Hawaii at Manoa. University of Hawaii at Manoa, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. In 2010, University of Hawaii at Manoa graduated 31 students from its computer science program. Tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $8,095 per year.

University of Hawaii at Hilo, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a computer science program. It is located in Hilo. 6 students graduated with degree in computer science from University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2010. University of Hawaii at Hilo charged in-state students $5,416 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Hawaii with a computer science program is Hawaii Pacific University, which is located in Honolulu. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. 26 students graduated with degree in computer science from Hawaii Pacific University in 2010. Tuition at Hawaii Pacific University was $15,820 per year.

Cost

Computer science schools in Hawaii, charge students an average tuition of $10,280 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,740 per year, or as little as $4,330 per year. In 2010, the following Hawaii computer science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Chaminade University of Honolulu - located in Honolulu, students are charged $17,740 per year
  2. Hawaii Pacific University - located in Honolulu, students are charged $15,820 per year
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Hawaii computer science schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Brigham Young University-Hawaii - located in Laie, students are charged $4,330 per year
  2. University of Hawaii at Hilo - located in Hilo, students are charged $5,416 per year
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year

A computer science degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Hawaii computer science professionals:

  1. Honolulu County - 870 computer science professionals
  2. Hawaii County - 90 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of computer science professionals in the state of Hawaii will shrink to 920. This would require a -4% decline in the field.

Salary

computer science professionals in Hawaii earn $73,973 per year on average. However, Hawaii computer science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $27,550 per year to more than $147,960 per year in 2010. The following counties in Hawaii have the highest average salaries for computer science professionals:

  1. Hawaii County - $79,365 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $73,733 per year

The Hawaii counties with the lowest average salary for computer science professionals are:

  1. Honolulu County - $73,733 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $79,365 per year

The computer science professionals with highest average salaries in Hawaii were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $101,870 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $76,390 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $43,660 per year

On average, the lowest paid computer science professionals in Hawaii were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $76,390 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $43,660 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in computer science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as information systems or information technology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science in Hawaii
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Hawaii
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Hawaii

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,349 miles from location University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu HI 64.5508 40% 20,435
10,351 miles from location Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu HI 52.6607 26% 8,113
10,280 miles from location University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo HI 52.8041 49% 3,974
10,349 miles from location Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu HI 21.9166 27% 2,626
10,338 miles from location Brigham Young University-Hawaii Laie HI 25.2178 42% 2,586
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Hawaii

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 530 $101,870 -41.8%
2
Computer Operators + 370 $43,660 -43.9%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 100 $76,390 -41.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer science related jobs in Hawaii