Ohio contains fifteen schools that offer music therapy programs. Oberlin College, the highest-ranking music therapy school in OH, has a total student population of 2,939 and is the 68th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 music therapy schools in Ohio, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Cleveland Institute of Music comes out as the most expensive ($31,469/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Music Therapy students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 54,730 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $42,290. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $63,820/yr and there are 4,850 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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