Indiana contains twelve schools that offer acupuncture programs. Daemen College, the highest-ranking acupuncture school in IN, has a total student population of 2,921 and is the 474th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 acupuncture schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern Health Sciences University comes out as the most expensive ($35,062/yr), with Western Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $9,729/yr.
Acupuncture students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 690 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $45,450. Physical therapists in this state earn $69,340/yr and there are 4,170 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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