Every year approximately 13 students graduate with a degree in acupuncture from Connecticut schools. There are 1 acupuncture schools in Connecticut if you are interested in pursuing credentials in the field of acupuncture. Tuition at Connecticut's acupuncture schools is approximately $25,465 per year for a degree in acupuncture.
University of Bridgeport is the largest acupuncture school in the state of Connecticut, based on number of students. It is located in Bridgeport. Approximately 13 students graduated with a acupuncture degree from University of Bridgeport in 2009, which is 100% of the total state acupuncture graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at University of Bridgeport, was approximately $25,465 per year.
A majority of acupuncture graduates choose to work as acupuncturists. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for acupuncture graduates in Connecticut is not very good. In Connecticut, there are currently about 380 acupuncturists. And the government projects that this number will increase by 4%, or to 400 acupuncturists by the year 2018.
In Connecticut, as an acupuncturist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $59,090 per year to more than $91,695 per year. Acupuncturists in Connecticut earn a median yearly salary of $54,515.