New York City, NY (population: 8,459,026) has six massage therapy schools within its city limits. USA Beauty School International, the highest ranked school in the city with a massage therapy program, has a total student population of 293. It is the 744th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Massage Therapy students from New York City 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.
Of the 6 massage therapy schools in New York City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Empire Beauty School-Manhattan comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr) for massage therapy students, with A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc. as the lowest, reported at only $4,758/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New York City|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||5.2 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||5.6 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||6.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||6.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||7.2 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||9.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||9.5 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||12.5 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||16.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||17.6 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||17.7 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||18.7 miles|