Kansas contains six schools that offer music therapy programs. Sterling College, the highest-ranking music therapy school in KS, has a total student population of 722 and is the 588th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 music therapy schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Friends University comes out as the most expensive ($17,871/yr), with Wichita State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,563/yr.
Music Therapy students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 16,120 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $37,240. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $49,530/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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