North Dakota contains two schools that offer music therapy programs. University of North Dakota, the highest-ranking music therapy school in ND, has a total student population of 13,172 and is the 1377th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 music therapy schools in North Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Valley City State University as the lowest recorded at only $11,867/yr.
Music Therapy students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 4,050 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $33,200. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $52,830/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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