Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has one acupuncture school within its city limits. World Medicine Institute has a total student population of 40. It is the 6772nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 22nd highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
Acupuncture students from Honolulu 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 Honolulu area alone, there are 90 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average salary of $73,630. Physical therapists in this area earn $54,410/yr and there are 840 employed.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Honolulu are held by physical therapists, and 0/1000 are held by health diagnosing and treating practitioners.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, World Medicine Institute ends up costing a student $/yr.