Lakewood, CO (population: 142,294) has one music therapy school within its city limits. Colorado Christian University has a total student population of 2,511. It is the 2744th highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about music therapy programs in Lakewood, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music therapy professors at Colorado Christian University such as Mark Dorn, and Daniel Gorklo.
Music Therapy students from Lakewood 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 Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 23,250 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average salary of $53,540. Art, drama, and music teachers in this area earn $54,640/yr and there are 770 employed.
Lakewood lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Lakewood are held by art, drama, and music teachers, and 19/1000 are held by arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Christian University ends up costing a student $22,927/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lakewood|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||10.2 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||12.8 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.1 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||17.3 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||26.1 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||59.5 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||61.1 miles|