Oklahoma contains eight schools that offer music therapy programs. Oklahoma City University, the highest-ranking music therapy school in OK, has a total student population of 3,829 and is the 310th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 music therapy schools in Oklahoma, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr), with Carl Albert State College as the lowest recorded at only $4,454/yr.
Music Therapy students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 12,810 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $37,790. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $40,660/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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