Special Education in Hawaii

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Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Hawaii


Each year, approximately 0.5% of Hawaii graduates receive degrees in special education. That means an estimated 108 special education professionals graduate from Hawaii's 4 special education schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Hawaii at Manoa, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a special education program. It is located in Honolulu. 64 students graduated with a degree in special education from University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. University of Hawaii at Manoa charged in-state students $8,095 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Hawaii with a special education program is Brigham Young University-Hawaii, which is located in Laie. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Brigham Young University-Hawaii special education program. Brigham Young University-Hawaii charged in-state students $4,330 in tuition fees per year.

Chaminade University of Honolulu, which is located in Honolulu, is the third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with degree in special education from Chaminade University of Honolulu in 2010. Chaminade University of Honolulu charged in-state students $17,740 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Hawaii special education school, average tuition will be $10,511 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,330 per year to $17,740 per year. The Hawaii special education schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Chaminade University of Honolulu - located in Honolulu, students are charged $17,740 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus - located in Honolulu, students are charged $11,880 per year
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year

The following Hawaii special education schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Brigham Young University-Hawaii - located in Laie, students are charged $4,330 per year
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa - located in Honolulu, students are charged $8,095 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus - located in Honolulu, students are charged $11,880 per year

A special education degree from a Hawaii school... what next?

The Hawaii counties with the largest populations of special education professional are:

  1. Honolulu County - 1,070 special education professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,680 special education professionals will be working in Hawaii state. This would require the number of special education professionals to grow by 17%.

Salary

On average, special education professionals earn a salary of $49,770 per year in Hawaii state. However, this number is only an average. Special education professional in Hawaii had varying salaries from $30,450 to $68,990 per year in 2010. The following counties in Hawaii have the highest average salaries for special education professionals:

  1. Honolulu County - $49,520 per year

On average, the highest paid special education professionals in Hawaii were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $49,770 per year

On average, the lowest paid special education professionals in Hawaii were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $49,770 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Hawaii statistics regarding a career in special education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or elementary education.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Hawaii
  • Master's Degree in Special Education 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
10,349 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
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 1,250 $49,770
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are special education related jobs in Hawaii