Michigan contains twelve schools that offer music therapy programs. Kalamazoo College, the highest-ranking music therapy school in MI, has a total student population of 1,384 and is the 136th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 music therapy schools in Michigan, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kalamazoo College comes out as the most expensive ($24,836/yr), with Henry Ford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,614/yr.
Music Therapy students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 49,470 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $46,600. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $62,640/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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