Kentucky contains one school that offers acupuncture programs. Western Kentucky University has a total student population of 20,712 and is the 1859th highest ranked school in America.
Acupuncture students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 60 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $59,610. Physical therapists in this state earn $75,590/yr and there are 2,200 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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