Rhode Island contains six schools that offer art therapy programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking art therapy school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 art therapy schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island School of Design comes out as the most expensive ($35,991/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Art Therapy students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 50 employed recreational therapists earning an average yearly salary of $38,930. Therapists in this state earn $60,950/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the art therapy schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from art therapy, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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