New York contains seven schools that offer acupuncture programs. Daemen College, the highest-ranking acupuncture school in NY, has a total student population of 2,921 and is the 474th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 acupuncture schools in New York, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New York College of Health Professions comes out as the most expensive ($23,849/yr), with Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences as the lowest recorded at only $11,487/yr.
Acupuncture students from New York 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 York alone, there are 1,350 employed health diagnosing and treating practitioners earning an average yearly salary of $94,330. Physical therapists in this state earn $74,920/yr and there are 13,320 employed.
Also, within the acupuncture schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from acupuncture, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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