Physics in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Physics Programs in Hawaii


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Hawaii students graduate with degrees in physics. Thus, Hawaii's 2 physics schools put out approximately 15 physicists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Hawaii with a physics program is University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is located in Honolulu. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. 12 students graduated with a degree in physics from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. The tuition rate 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 physics program. It is located in Hilo. 3 students graduated with degree in physics from University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2010. Tuition at University of Hawaii at Hilo was $5,416 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Hawaii physics school, average tuition will be $6,756 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,416 per year to $8,095 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Hawaii physics schools were charged at the following schools:

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

The following Hawaii physics schools had the lowest tuition rates:

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

A physics degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

Most people who graduate from physics school in Hawaii go on to work as a physicist. 80 physicists were working in Hawaii in 2010. The largest populations of Hawaii physicists are working in the following counties:

  1. Honolulu County - 60 physicists

Salary

A physicist in Hawaii earns $97,670 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. physicists in Hawaii had varying salaries from $65,210 to $137,760 per year in 2010. On average a physicist earns the most in the following Hawaii counties:

  1. Honolulu County - $91,700 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in physics. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as chemical engineering or chemistry.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physics in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Physics in Hawaii
  • Doctoral Degree in Physics in Hawaii

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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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
10,280 miles from location University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo HI 52.8041 49% 3,974
 

Curious what studying Physics gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physicists + 80 $97,670 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physics related jobs in Hawaii