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Acupuncture in Illinois

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Schools Offering Acupuncture Programs in Illinois

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Illinois receive acupuncture degrees every year. That means an estimated 43 acupuncturists graduate from Illinois' 3 acupuncture schools each year.

Top Schools

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, which is located in Chicago, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a acupuncture program. It received a ranking of 97th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine graduated 32 students from its acupuncture program. Tuition at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine was $11,129 per year.

The second-ranked school in Illinois with a acupuncture program is National University of Health Sciences, which is located in Lombard. In 2010, it was ranked 98th nationwide. 11 students graduated with degree in acupuncture from National University of Health Sciences in 2010.

The third-largest acupuncture school in Illinois is Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. It is located in Minneapolis.


If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' acupuncture schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,710 per year, though tuition can range from $11,129 per year to $11,129 per year. In 2010, the acupuncture schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - located in Chicago, students are charged $11,129 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Illinois acupuncture schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pacific College of Oriental Medicine - located in Chicago, students are charged $11,129 per year

An acupuncture degree from an Illinois school... what next?

Most people who graduate from acupuncture school in Illinois go on to work as an acupuncturist. 550 acupuncturists were working in Illinois in 2010. The largest populations of Illinois acupuncturists are working in the following counties:

  1. Edwards County - 40 acupuncturists
  2. Cook County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of acupuncturists in the state of Illinois will grow to 4,410. This would require a 13% growth in the profession.


An acupuncturist in Illinois earns $66,560 per year on average. However, Illinois acupuncturists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,610 per year to more than $107,590 per year in 2010. The counties in Illinois with the highest average salary for an acupuncturist are:

  1. Cook County - $70,240 per year
  2. Edwards County - $52,180 per year

An acupuncturist in the following counties in Illinois make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Edwards County - $52,180 per year
  2. Cook County - $70,240 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in acupuncture and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as acupuncture or massage therapy.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Acupuncture in Illinois

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 550 $66,560 -90.7%

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