Florida contains six schools that offer acupuncture programs. Acupuncture and Massage College, the highest-ranking acupuncture school in FL, has a total student population of 144 and is the 756th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 acupuncture schools in Florida, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Acupuncture and Massage College comes out as the most expensive ($21,169/yr), with Everglades University as the lowest recorded at only $18,515/yr.
Acupuncture students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 3,670 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $61,550. Physical therapists in this state earn $79,670/yr and there are 11,010 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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