Alaska contains two schools that offer massage therapy programs. University of Alaska Anchorage, the highest-ranking massage therapy school in AK, has a total student population of 17,276 and is the 511th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 massage therapy schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Career Academy comes out as the most expensive ($12,987/yr), with University of Alaska Anchorage as the lowest recorded at only $12,399/yr.
Massage Therapy students from Alaska schools who go on to become licensed massage therapists, massage therapists, certified massage therapists, licensed massage practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 55,920 people working as massage therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,780.
Also, within the massage therapy schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from massage therapy, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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