Colleges and Universities in Hawaii

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Honolulu, Hawaii
$27.472 Public 80%
2
Honolulu, Hawaii
$20.930 Private Non-Profit 64%
3
Pearl City, Hawaii
$7.351 Public 0%
4
Honolulu, Hawaii
$7.356 Public 0%
5
Hilo, Hawaii
$18.296 Public 75%
6
Laie, Hawaii
$4.770 Private Non-Profit 36%
7
Hilo, Hawaii
$7.430 Public 0%
8
Kahului, Hawaii
$7.422 Public 0%
9
Honolulu, Hawaii
$7.326 Public 0%
10
Honolulu, Hawaii
$20.090 Private Non-Profit 84%
11
Honolulu, Hawaii
$11.215 Private For-Profit 0%
12
Honolulu, Hawaii
$13.620 Private For-Profit 87%
13
Kaneohe, Hawaii
$7.336 Public 0%
14
Kapolei, Hawaii
$17.856 Public 76%
15
Lihue, Hawaii
$7.404 Public 0%
16
Honolulu, Hawaii
$16.950 Private For-Profit 76%
17
Honolulu, Hawaii
$14.425 0%
18
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
19
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 0%
20
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 Private For-Profit 82%
21
Honolulu, Hawaii
$14.071 Private For-Profit 77%
22
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
23
Honolulu, Hawaii
$8.760 98%
24
Kapaa, Hawaii
$5.400 Private Non-Profit 0%
25
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
26
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 0%
27
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
28
Kailua Kona, Hawaii
$0 0%
29
Honolulu, Hawaii
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
30
Hilo, Hawaii
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%

Education in Hawaii

As of June 2014, 22.46 of Hawaii’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 9.79, four-year graduates – 19.57 and Master graduates – 6.59 of the Hawaii population.

Education of Hawaii

As of June 2014, the Hawaii’s average income per capita is 29227, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 67492. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 4.2 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 40.8. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 4.5 and 7.6 respectively.

Cost of living in Hawaii

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Hawaii makes 185, with the cost of food being 155.5 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 120. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 294. The index of Hawaii’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 167. The average transportation costs make 126, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 123 points.

Air pollution and health in Hawaii

Hawaii’s index of air quality is 81.2 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 57 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 94 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 285 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Hawaii

Hawaii’s annual rainfall is 53.9 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 0, while the United States in general get 25. There are 166 days with measurable precipitation, and 240 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 82 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 63.4 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 49 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov