Indiana contains eleven schools that offer music therapy programs. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest-ranking music therapy school in IN, has a total student population of 42,347 and is the 59th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 music therapy schools in Indiana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Franklin College comes out as the most expensive ($18,877/yr), with Indiana University-South Bend as the lowest recorded at only $8,512/yr.
Music Therapy students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 31,380 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $38,690. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $57,230/yr and there are 1,580 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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