Utah contains three schools that offer audio programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking audio school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 audio schools in Utah, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with Utah State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,181/yr.
Audio students from Utah schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Utah alone, there are 90 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $43,170. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $34,180/yr and there are 460 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from audio, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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