Psychology in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Hawaii


Each year, approximately 2.3% of Hawaii graduates receive degrees in psychology. In other words, every year an estimated 508 psychology professionals graduate from Hawaii's 7 psychology schools.

Top Schools

University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is located in Honolulu, is the top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 35th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 184 students graduated from University of Hawaii at Manoa's psychology program. Students at University of Hawaii at Manoa paid $8,095 per year in tuition fees.

University of Hawaii at Hilo, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a psychology program. It is located in Hilo. In 2010, University of Hawaii at Hilo graduated 71 students from its psychology program. The tuition rate at University of Hawaii at Hilo was $5,416 per year.

The third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a psychology program is Hawaii Pacific University. Hawaii Pacific University, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Honolulu. In 2010, 65 students graduated from Hawaii Pacific University psychology program. The tuition rate at Hawaii Pacific University was $15,820 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Hawaii's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,953 per year, though tuition can range from $20,388 per year to $4,330 per year. In 2010, the psychology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Hawaii were:

  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. Hawaii Pacific University - located in Honolulu, students are charged $15,820 per year

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

  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 psychology degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

In Hawaii, the largest numbers of psychology professional work in the following counties:

  1. Honolulu County - 610 psychology professionals
  2. Hawaii County - 140 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of psychology professionals in the state of Hawaii will grow to 1,320. This would require a 7% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn a salary of $73,745 per year in Hawaii state. However, Hawaii psychology professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $30,090 per year to more than $125,520 per year in 2010. The counties in Hawaii with the highest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Honolulu County - $76,220 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $68,730 per year

On average, psychology professionals earn the least in the following Hawaii counties:

  1. Hawaii County - $68,730 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $76,220 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Hawaii were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $74,820 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $72,670 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Hawaii were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $74,820 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $72,670 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Hawaii
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology 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
10,351 miles from location University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus Honolulu HI 10.8138 n/a 855
10,351 miles from location Argosy University-Hawaii Honolulu HI 3.87594 n/a 449
 

Curious what studying Psychology 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 750 $74,820 70.5%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 120 $72,670
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in Hawaii