San Diego has a total population of 1,223,400 and a student population of 157,906. Of these students, 507 are enrolled in schools that offer acupuncture programs.
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is the largest acupuncture school in San Diego, based on student population. In 2010, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine graduated approximately 68 students with credentials in acupuncture.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in acupuncture from acupuncture schools in San Diego in 2010. In 2009 tuition at acupuncture schools in San Diego was $9,231 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a acupuncture program in San Diego.
After graduating with your credentials in acupuncture, if you decide to work as an acupuncturist in San Diego, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,300 acupuncturists in California, 160 were working in the greater San Diego area. The government projects that the number of acupuncturists in San Diego will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for acupuncturists.
As an acupuncturist in San Diego, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for acupuncturists in the state.