Longmont, CO (population: 88,962) has four music therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Colorado College, the highest ranked school in this group with a music therapy program, has a total student population of 2,032. It is the 92nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Colorado. To learn more about music therapy programs in Longmont, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music therapy professors at Colorado College such as Richard Agee, Ofer Ben-Amots, Nilanjana Bhattacharjya, Michael Grace, Victoria Hansen, and Vicky Levine.
Music Therapy students from Longmont 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.
Longmont lies in Boulder county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Boulder area has 156,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $53,640 average annual salary.
Of the 4 music therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Longmont, only 1 has 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) for music therapy students, with University of Colorado Denver as the lowest, reported at only $14,551/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Longmont|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||24.3 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||27.1 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||39.2 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||43.5 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||45.3 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||56.4 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||92.5 miles|