Medford, OR (population: 75,182) has one massage therapy school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rogue Community College has a total student population of 5,441. It is the 5669th highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Massage Therapy students from Medford 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.
Medford lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Medford area has 77,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $18.29/hr average worker wage, and a $38,040 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rogue Community College ends up costing a student $6,536/yr.