Colorado contains six schools that offer music therapy programs. Colorado College, the highest-ranking music therapy school in CO, has a total student population of 2,032 and is the 92nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 music therapy schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($22,927/yr), with Fort Lewis College as the lowest recorded at only $10,285/yr.
Music Therapy students from Colorado schools who go on to become music therapists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, art therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 80,790 people working as art, drama, and music teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,230. Also, Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees make on average $51,720 per year and there are about 1,745,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 40,610 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $49,250. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $53,660/yr and there are 1,590 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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