Oregon contains twelve schools that offer art therapy programs. Reed College, the highest-ranking art therapy school in OR, has a total student population of 1,481 and is the 100th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 art therapy schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis & Clark College comes out as the most expensive ($28,753/yr), with Linn-Benton Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,982/yr.
Art Therapy students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 130 employed recreational therapists earning an average yearly salary of $43,490. Therapists in this state earn $52,300/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the art therapy schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from art therapy, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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