New Jersey contains one school that offers acupuncture programs. Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine has a total student population of 70 and is the 6164th highest ranked school in America.
Acupuncture students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 1,040 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $83,510. Physical therapists in this state earn $83,780/yr and there are 6,080 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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