Criminal Justice in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Criminal Justice Programs in Hawaii


Each year, roughly 1.1% of Hawaii students graduate with degrees in criminal justice. Thus, Hawaii's 9 criminal justice schools put out approximately 248 criminal justice professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a criminal justice program is University of Hawaii at Hilo. University of Hawaii at Hilo, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Hilo. 14 students graduated with a degree in criminal justice from University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2010. Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo paid $5,416 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a criminal justice program is Hawaii Pacific University. Hawaii Pacific University, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. 67 students graduated with degree in criminal justice from Hawaii Pacific University in 2010. The tuition rate at Hawaii Pacific University was $15,820 per year.

The third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a criminal justice program is Remington College-Honolulu Campus. Remington College-Honolulu Campus, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. 38 students graduated with degree in criminal justice from Remington College-Honolulu Campus in 2010. Tuition at Remington College-Honolulu Campus was $16,190 per year.

Cost

Criminal justice schools in Hawaii, charge students an average tuition of $10,451 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $20,388 per year, or as little as $2,142 per year. In 2010, the following Hawaii criminal justice schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Argosy University-Hawaii - located in Honolulu, students are charged $20,388 per year
  2. Chaminade University of Honolulu - located in Honolulu, students are charged $17,740 per year
  3. Remington College-Honolulu Campus - located in Honolulu, students are charged $16,190 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Hawaii criminal justice schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Honolulu Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,142 per year
  2. University of Hawaii Maui College - located in Kahului, students are charged $2,238 per year
  3. Hawaii Community College - located in Hilo, students are charged $2,246 per year

A criminal justice degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

Special agent, security guard, and paralegal are the professions of choice for a majority of criminal justice graduates in Hawaii. If you decide to work as a criminal justice professional in Hawaii, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 13,420 Hawaii criminal justice professional as of 2010. This number includes 2,250 correctional officers, 470 special agents, and 9,890 security guards. The largest populations of Hawaii criminal justice professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Honolulu County - 10,880 criminal justice professionals
  2. Hawaii County - 2,550 criminal justice professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of criminal justice professionals is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 16,290 criminal justice professionals working in Hawaii then. Of these 16,290 criminal justice professionals, the government predicts that 2,450 will be correctional officers, 610 will be special agents, and 12,170 will be security guards.

Salary

On average, criminal justice professionals earn $51,583 per year. However, Hawaii criminal justice professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,670 per year to more than $109,450 per year in 2010. The counties in Hawaii with the highest average salary for criminal justice professionals are:

  1. Honolulu County - $51,765 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $50,760 per year

The Hawaii counties with the lowest average salary for criminal justice professionals are:

  1. Hawaii County - $50,760 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $51,765 per year

The criminal justice professionals with highest average salaries in Hawaii were:

  1. Special Agent - $80,990 per year
  2. Paralegal - $51,540 per year
  3. Correctional Officer - $47,140 per year

On average, the lowest paid criminal justice professionals in Hawaii were:

  1. Correctional Officer - $47,140 per year
  2. Security Guard - $26,660 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in criminal justice and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as criminology or forensic science.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice in Hawaii
  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Criminal Justice in Hawaii

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,351 miles from location Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu HI 52.6607 26% 8,113
10,351 miles from location Honolulu Community College Honolulu HI 9.37922 n/a 4,567
10,302 miles from location University of Hawaii Maui College Kahului HI 10.2989 n/a 4,114
10,280 miles from location University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo HI 52.8041 49% 3,974
10,280 miles from location Hawaii Community College Hilo HI 13.1241 n/a 3,275
10,349 miles from location Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu HI 21.9166 27% 2,626
10,351 miles from location University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus Honolulu HI 10.8138 n/a 855
10,351 miles from location Remington College-Honolulu Campus Honolulu HI 22.9325 44% 615
10,351 miles from location Argosy University-Hawaii Honolulu HI 3.87594 n/a 449
 

Curious what studying Criminal Justice 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
Security Guards + 9,890 $26,660 28.8%
2
Correctional Officers and Jailers + 2,250 $47,140 63.0%
3
Paralegals and Legal Assistants + 810 $51,540 -30.2%
4
Detectives and Criminal Investigators + 470 $80,990 2.2%
 

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