Connecticut contains seven schools that offer music therapy programs. Wesleyan University, the highest-ranking music therapy school in CT, has a total student population of 3,148 and is the 46th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 music therapy schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Eastern Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $14,959/yr.
Music Therapy students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 23,220 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $53,500. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $74,860/yr and there are 930 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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