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Science Schools in Hawaii

There are five schools in the state of Hawaii offering science programs. 560 students graduated from programs at Hawaii science schools in 2010. 389 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 90 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

544 students graduate from science programs in Hawaii, on average, every year. Specifically, two students graduated with certificates in science, 11 with a degree at the associate's level, 389 with a bachelor's level degree, 90 with a degree at the master's level, and 68 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Five science schools are in this state. Of these, three schools are public, while two schools are private. Tuition at a private science school varies from $4,330 to $17,740, while public science school tuition varies from $5,416 to $8,095.

Average tuition for programs in science is $8,108. While the highest tuition for science programs, which is $17,740 every year, is at the Chaminade University of Honolulu, the lowest tuition in Hawaii, which is $4,330 each year, is at Brigham Young University-Hawaii.

Hawaii science schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Science Program Completions in Hawaii 2006 - 2010

544 students graduate from science programs in Hawaii, on average, every year. Specifically, two students graduated with certificates in science, 11 with a degree at the associate's level, 389 with a bachelor's level degree, 90 with a degree at the master's level, and 68 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Science Program Completions in Hawaii 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 4
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 402
  • Bachelor 2007: 393
  • Bachelor 2008: 377
  • Bachelor 2009: 444
  • Bachelor 2010: 389
  • Master 2006: 84
  • Master 2007: 88
  • Master 2008: 96
  • Master 2009: 90
  • Master 2010: 90
  • Doctorate 2006: 27
  • Doctorate 2007: 31
  • Doctorate 2008: 51
  • Doctorate 2009: 46
  • Doctorate 2010: 68

Science Program Availability in Hawaii

Schools in this state offer a total of 68 science programs. Of these programs, close to 45.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Science Program Availability in Hawaii

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 31
  • Master: 19
  • Doctorate: 16

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41480
  • 25th Percentile: 48050
  • Median: 59950
  • 75th Percentile: 70670
  • 90th Percentile: 81850

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 62550
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49470
  • 25th Percentile: 54610
  • Median: 67440
  • 75th Percentile: 95170
  • 90th Percentile: 126780

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47700
  • 25th Percentile: 54430
  • Median: 64430
  • 75th Percentile: 80400
  • 90th Percentile: 103760

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47070
  • 25th Percentile: 66130
  • Median: 84060
  • 75th Percentile: 97590
  • 90th Percentile: 112360

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53630
  • 25th Percentile: 65370
  • Median: 77540
  • 75th Percentile: 89290
  • 90th Percentile: 97580

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41890
  • 25th Percentile: 46960
  • Median: 62280
  • 75th Percentile: 78250
  • 90th Percentile: 90480

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46440
  • 25th Percentile: 61250
  • Median: 79570
  • 75th Percentile: 97560
  • 90th Percentile: 121320

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49330
  • 25th Percentile: 57920
  • Median: 63200
  • 75th Percentile: 69670
  • 90th Percentile: 79950

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43210
  • 25th Percentile: 49390
  • Median: 58850
  • 75th Percentile: 72960
  • 90th Percentile: 85540

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47370
  • 25th Percentile: 59680
  • Median: 77550
  • 75th Percentile: 87540
  • 90th Percentile: 97590

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38220
  • 25th Percentile: 46430
  • Median: 66280
  • 75th Percentile: 85180
  • 90th Percentile: 106610

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60040
  • 25th Percentile: 77840
  • Median: 82050
  • 75th Percentile: 122960
  • 90th Percentile: 145130

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45850
  • 25th Percentile: 56370
  • Median: 72470
  • 75th Percentile: 100020
  • 90th Percentile: 121000

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40470
  • 25th Percentile: 49110
  • Median: 60330
  • 75th Percentile: 74860
  • 90th Percentile: 106370

Astronomers — Salary by Percentile

Astronomers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 90295
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54300
  • 25th Percentile: 70320
  • Median: 82570
  • 75th Percentile: 97570
  • 90th Percentile: 106600

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51580
  • Median Salary 2007: 50260
  • Median Salary 2008: 57430
  • Median Salary 2009: 59350
  • Median Salary 2010: 59950
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57000
  • Median Salary 2007: 59180
  • Median Salary 2008: 61120
  • Median Salary 2009: 61830
  • Median Salary 2010: 62550
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61060
  • Median Salary 2007: 63820
  • Median Salary 2008: 60970
  • Median Salary 2009: 67360
  • Median Salary 2010: 64430
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 130
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88690
  • Median Salary 2007: 85350
  • Median Salary 2008: 83630
  • Median Salary 2009: 82920
  • Median Salary 2010: 84060
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 570
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77150
  • Median Salary 2007: 72650
  • Median Salary 2008: 74520
  • Median Salary 2009: 79420
  • Median Salary 2010: 77540
  • Total Employed 2006: 1030
  • Total Employed 2007: 1090
  • Total Employed 2008: 1060
  • Total Employed 2009: 1060
  • Total Employed 2010: 1140

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50820
  • Median Salary 2007: 56025
  • Median Salary 2008: 61230
  • Median Salary 2009: 64335
  • Median Salary 2010: 67440
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65040
  • Median Salary 2007: 66070
  • Median Salary 2008: 67100
  • Median Salary 2009: 74070
  • Median Salary 2010: 79570
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65130
  • Median Salary 2007: 68270
  • Median Salary 2008: 70440
  • Median Salary 2009: 72250
  • Median Salary 2010: 63200
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Astronomers — Employment Trend

Astronomers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80590
  • Median Salary 2007: 82250
  • Median Salary 2008: 84950
  • Median Salary 2009: 87955
  • Median Salary 2010: 90295
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 135
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58130
  • Median Salary 2007: 58050
  • Median Salary 2008: 60810
  • Median Salary 2009: 65940
  • Median Salary 2010: 77550
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56660
  • Median Salary 2007: 66330
  • Median Salary 2008: 57130
  • Median Salary 2009: 47760
  • Median Salary 2010: 66280
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 440
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 87140
  • Median Salary 2007: 87060
  • Median Salary 2008: 92070
  • Median Salary 2009: 96500
  • Median Salary 2010: 82050
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54900
  • Median Salary 2007: 59870
  • Median Salary 2008: 57390
  • Median Salary 2009: 58520
  • Median Salary 2010: 58850
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77210
  • Median Salary 2007: 82810
  • Median Salary 2008: 69400
  • Median Salary 2009: 73170
  • Median Salary 2010: 72470
  • Total Employed 2006: 235
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56550
  • Median Salary 2007: 60100
  • Median Salary 2008: 60450
  • Median Salary 2009: 61080
  • Median Salary 2010: 60330
  • Total Employed 2006: 630
  • Total Employed 2007: 720
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 750
  • Total Employed 2010: 730

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59720
  • Median Salary 2007: 62450
  • Median Salary 2008: 63020
  • Median Salary 2009: 63770
  • Median Salary 2010: 62280
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 90200
  • Median Salary 2007: 90540
  • Median Salary 2008: 93510
  • Median Salary 2009: 88040
  • Median Salary 2010: 82570
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Hawaii vs National Science Employment

Hawaii vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Hawaii: 0.581% (4180)

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1. The Chaminade University of Honolulu

3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816-1578
(808) 735-4711

The Chaminade University of Honolulu offers two science programs. CUH offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in science. It is near the heart of downtown. This small school is a 4-year institution.

2. The University of Hawaii at Hilo

200 W Kawili St
Hilo, HI 96720-4091
(800) 897-4456

The University of Hawaii at Hilo offers nine science programs. More specifically, this school offers students eight bachelor's level science degrees and one degree at the master's level in science. 4,079 students seek degrees in 44 UH Hilo programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Hawaii offering science.

3. Brigham Young University - Hawaii

55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie, HI 96762-1294
(808) 675-3211

Brigham Young University-Hawaii is in town of Laie, Hawaii. This school offers four science programs. It offers students four bachelor's level science degrees.

4. Kapiolani Community College

4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu, HI 96816-4496
(808) 734-9000

Kapiolani Community College offers two science programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in science to students and one science degree at the associate's level. This large college, which is 4.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Honolulu, HI. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Hawaii offering science in terms of programs.

5. The University of Hawaii at Manoa

2600 Campus Road- Hawaii Hall- Room 001
Honolulu, HI 96822-2301
(808) 956-8975

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Honolulu, HI. It offers 45 programs in science. Out of those, students are offered 12 bachelor's level science degrees by this big university, 17 master's level degrees in science, and 16 degrees at the doctorate level in science. This university is the only institutions with a medical school in Hawaii. UH Manoa is the oldest institution in the state of Hawaii offering science programs.