Delhi, NY has eleven music therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Vassar College, the highest ranked school in this group with a music therapy program, has a total student population of 2,453. It is the 43rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about music therapy programs in Delhi, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music therapy professors at Vassar College such as Jeremy Balmuth, Terry Champlin, Christine Howlett, Kathryn Libin, Brian Mann, and Harold Meltzer.
Music Therapy students from Delhi 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.
Delhi lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the East Central New York nonmetropolitan area has 32,910 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.5% unemployment rate, $18.82/hr average worker wage, and a $39,140 average annual salary.
Of the 11 music therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Delhi, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute comes out as the most expensive ($30,215/yr) for music therapy students, with County College of Morris as the lowest, reported at only $4,290/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Delhi|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||56.2 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||61.8 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||78.8 miles|
|Wilkes Barre||PA||-||4||40.1855||76||87.1 miles|
|East Stroudsburg||PA||-||1||60.9016||70||89.5 miles|