Hawaii contains two schools that offer acupuncture programs. World Medicine Institute, the highest-ranking acupuncture school in HI, has a total student population of 40 and is the 6772nd highest ranked school in America.
Acupuncture students from Hawaii 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 Hawaii alone, there are 130 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $79,470. Physical therapists in this state earn $56,990/yr and there are 1,000 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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