Idaho contains four schools that offer acupuncture programs. Bastyr University, the highest-ranking acupuncture school in ID, has a total student population of 917 and is the 5935th highest ranked school in America.
Acupuncture students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 250 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $56,190. Physical therapists in this state earn $70,780/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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