Utah contains two schools that offer music therapy programs. Brigham Young University, the highest-ranking music therapy school in UT, has a total student population of 34,130 and is the 719th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 music therapy schools in Utah, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brigham Young University comes out as the most expensive ($10,978/yr), with Utah State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,181/yr.
Music Therapy students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 17,610 employed arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media employees earning an average yearly salary of $42,830. Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $56,620/yr and there are 640 employed.
Also, within the music therapy schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from music therapy, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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