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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Hawaii


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Hawaii receive nursing certificates every year. That means an estimated 47 licensed practical nurses graduate from Hawaii's 4 LPN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii with a LPN program is Hawaii Community College, which is located in Hilo. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. 2 students graduated with a certificate in LPN from Hawaii Community College in 2010. Tuition at Hawaii Community College was $2,246 per year.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a LPN program is Kapiolani Community College. Kapiolani Community College, which was ranked 88th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Kapiolani Community College LPN program. Students at Kapiolani Community College paid $2,172 per year in tuition fees.

University of Hawaii Maui College, which was ranked 88th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a LPN program. It is located in Kahului. Tuition at University of Hawaii Maui College was $2,238 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Hawaii's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,207 per year, though tuition can range from $2,246 per year to $2,172 per year. The Hawaii LPN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Hawaii Community College - located in Hilo, students are charged $2,246 per year
  2. University of Hawaii Maui College - located in Kahului, students are charged $2,238 per year
  3. Kauai Community College - located in Lihue, students are charged $2,172 per year

The LPN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Hawaii were:

  1. Kauai Community College - located in Lihue, students are charged $2,172 per year
  2. Kapiolani Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,172 per year
  3. University of Hawaii Maui College - located in Kahului, students are charged $2,238 per year

A LPN certificate from a Hawaii school... what next?

The highest percentage of LPN graduates in Hawaii pursue careers as a licensed practical nurse. In 2010, there were 1,470 licensed practical nurses working in Hawaii. The following counties have the largest number of Hawaii licensed practical nurses:

  1. Honolulu County - 1,000 licensed practical nurses
  2. Hawaii County - 480 licensed practical nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,720 licensed practical nurses working in the Hawaii then.

Salary

A licensed practical nurse in Hawaii makes an average of $44,640 per year. In 2010, however, some Hawaii licensed practical nurses earned as little as less than $33,920 per year or as much as more than $54,380 per year. The following counties in Hawaii have the highest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Honolulu County - $45,620 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $42,610 per year

The following counties in Hawaii have the lowest average salaries for licensed practical nurses:

  1. Hawaii County - $42,610 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $45,620 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as LPN or RN to MSN.

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

  • Certificate in Nursing in Hawaii

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,350 miles from location Kapiolani Community College Honolulu HI 11.6632 n/a 9,102
10,302 miles from location University of Hawaii Maui College Kahului HI 10.2989 n/a 4,114
10,280 miles from location Hawaii Community College Hilo HI 13.1241 n/a 3,275
10,392 miles from location Kauai Community College Lihue HI 9.10874 n/a 1,345
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 1,470 $44,640 -25.4%
 

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