Louisiana contains one school that offers acupuncture programs. Our Lady of the Lake College has a total student population of 1,870 and is the 4883rd highest ranked school in America.
Acupuncture students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 200 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Physical therapists in this state earn $77,910/yr and there are 2,180 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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