Nursing Schools in Hawaii

The state of Hawaii is home to 10 nursing schools. This year (2018) we evaluated 9 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best in Hawaii.

NursingExplorer ranking system is statistical. We use the following factors when evaluating schools: NCLEX pass rates, programmatic and institutional accreditations. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

Best RN Programs in Hawaii


Best LPN Programs in Hawaii


Complete List of Nursing Schools in Hawaii

Listed below are all nursing schools in Hawaii. Please use the sort feature to view which schools have top RN and LPN programs along with their corresponding average NCLEX pass rates. Click on each school's name to view more detail about the school.

There are a total of 10 nursing schools in the state of Hawaii.

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Kapiolani Community College

Honolulu, HI
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate89.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate97.0%
Cost per annum$5,816

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Hawaii Community College

Hilo, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate85.7%
NCLEX PN Passrate80.6%
Cost per annum$8,982

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • BSN

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate85.5%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$13,520

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • ADN

University of Phoenix-Hawaii

Honolulu, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate80.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$20,421

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate80.8%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$11,697

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • BSN
  • ADN

University of Hawaii Maui College

Kahului, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate73.6%
NCLEX PN Passrate92.9%
Cost per annum$8,783

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • BSN

Kauai Community College

Lihue, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
NCLEX RN Passrate71.1%
NCLEX PN Passrate94.7%
Cost per annum$7,844

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN

Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate69.9%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$27,245

Programs offered

  • LPN
  • BSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • ADN

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not for Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate62.4%
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,660

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • ADN

Hawaii Medical College

Honolulu, HI
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For Profit
NCLEX RN Passrate-
NCLEX PN Passrate-
Cost per annum$18,350

Programs offered

Hawaii's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


Hawaii's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average