Connecticut contains two schools that offer acupuncture programs. University of Bridgeport, the highest-ranking acupuncture school in CT, has a total student population of 5,103 and is the 680th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 acupuncture schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Bridgeport comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Post University as the lowest recorded at only $23,261/yr.
Acupuncture students from Connecticut schools who go on to become acupuncturists, massage therapists, alternative medicinal caregivers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Health diagnosing and treating practitioners make on average $77,630 per year and there are about 32,960 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 310 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $87,080. Physical therapists in this state earn $79,250/yr and there are 3,510 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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