Idaho contains two schools that offer music therapy programs. The College of Idaho, the highest-ranking music therapy school in ID, has a total student population of 1,013 and is the 384th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 music therapy schools in Idaho, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with The College of Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $15,402/yr.
Music Therapy students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 8,490 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $35,500. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $44,320/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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