Nevada contains three schools that offer art therapy programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking art therapy school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 art therapy schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Art Therapy students from Nevada schools who go on to become art therapists, practitioners, recreational therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,440 people working as therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,400. Also, Recreational therapists make on average $41,270 per year and there are about 21,960 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 90 employed recreational therapists earning an average yearly salary of $32,530. Therapists in this state earn $72,470/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the art therapy schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from art therapy, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Nevada Interesting Facts