West Virginia contains seven schools that offer massage therapy programs. Carver Career Center, the highest-ranking massage therapy school in WV, has a total student population of 267 and is the 918th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 massage therapy schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Cross Lanes comes out as the most expensive ($22,584/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Massage Therapy students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from massage therapy, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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