Wesson, MS has one acupuncture school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Our Lady of the Lake College has a total student population of 1,870. It is the 4883rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 110th highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana).
Acupuncture students from Wesson 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.
Wesson lies in Copiah county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Jackson area has 245,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $17.60/hr average worker wage, and a $36,600 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Our Lady of the Lake College ends up costing a student $9,125/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wesson|
|Alcorn State||MS||-||1||24.4923||50||45.3 miles|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||96.8 miles|