Education in Hawaii
Although Hawaii is made up of a few tiny islands with less than 49 high schools, they are home some of the best schools in the nation. With a graduation rate of 81%, they exceed the countrys average by 2%. Unfortunately, the state also surpasses the national mean when it comes to their high school dropout rate.
Advanced Degrees in Hawaii
Close to 27% of Hawaiis population over the age of 18 has a Bachelors degree or higher. There are roughly 29 colleges scattered across the Hawaiian Islands with most of the colleges located on the island of Oahu. Although there is a low number of colleges throughout Hawaii, degree options are endless. You can earn a degree in Psychology to Liberal Arts to Management at one of the major universities or you can earn a specific degree such as; Acupuncture, Golf, or Helicopter Training from one of the many specialized colleges Hawaii has to offer. A few of the specialized universities include:
– Golf Academy of Hawaii
– Mauna Loa Helicopters
– Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine