New Mexico contains one school that offers acupuncture programs. University of New Mexico-Taos Branch has a total student population of 1,429 and is the 5975th highest ranked school in America.
Acupuncture students from New Mexico 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 Mexico alone, there are 170 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $59,160. Physical therapists in this state earn $67,210/yr and there are 850 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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