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Fall 2023

Nationally Ranked

  • U.S. News and World Report Magazine ranked for 2023 Best Nursing Schools
    • Undergraduate Nursing: #96
    • Master’s: #80
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): #85

NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination) Hawaii First-Time Pass Rates

  • Undergraduate Students (Calendar Year 2022): 91%
  • Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (Summer 2022): 93%

Enrollment (Fall 2023)

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree: 206
  • Graduate Entry Program in Nursing (pre-licensure year): 47
  • Master of Science (MS) degree: 47
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): 71
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): 1

Gender & Residency

Undergraduate Students

  • 18% men / 81% women / 1% undisclosed
  • 85% Hawaii residents

Graduate Students

  • 22% men / 77% women / 1% undisclosed
  • 80% Hawaii residents

Scholarships

  • Generous scholarships, awards, and grants are awarded to nursing students.

Community

  • 200+ affiliating agencies provide clinical learning experiences for students.
  • Students provide more than 100,000 statewide service hours per year.
  • The Translational Health Science Simulation Center provides training for students, faculty, and practicing providers to improve quality and patient safety.
  • The Hawaii Keiki school health program provides services statewide by placing registered nurses and APRNs in selected public schools.
  •  The Veterans to Nurses Program helps U.S. veterans decrease time to graduation and a BS nursing degree through academic and support services.
  • The IKE AO PONO Program assists Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island students achieve academic success.

Updated: October 24, 2023

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