Beloit, WI has fourteen music therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Northwestern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a music therapy program, has a total student population of 19,853. It is the 11th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Illinois. To learn more about music therapy programs in Beloit, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music therapy professors at Northwestern University such as Richard Ashley, Thomas Bauman, Richard Drews, Melissa Foster, Ginny Gorlinksi, and Robert Harris.
Music Therapy students from Beloit 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.
Beloit lies in Rock county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Janesville area has 62,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.4% unemployment rate, $18.23/hr average worker wage, and a $37,910 average annual salary.
Of the 14 music therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Beloit, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern University comes out as the most expensive ($28,371/yr) for music therapy students, with Moody Bible Institute as the lowest, reported at only $8,450/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Beloit|
|Crystal Lake||IL||42,672||3||24.3677||64||40.7 miles|
|West Dundee||IL||-||1||23.2604||5||47.7 miles|
|Hoffman Estates||IL||54,568||1||19.0736||10||55.2 miles|
|Hanover Park||IL||-||1||22.3828||2||57.4 miles|
|Sugar Grove||IL||-||1||14.036||67||59.8 miles|
|Arlington Heights||IL||73,268||1||24.4091||3||61.1 miles|
|Carol Stream||IL||40,639||0||-||0||61.6 miles|
|West Allis||WI||59,345||1||16.5935||7||61.6 miles|
|Glendale Heights||IL||-||1||27.7281||3||63.5 miles|
|Mount Prospect||IL||52,994||2||36.9644||21||63.6 miles|
|Glen Ellyn||IL||-||1||13.8242||100||65.9 miles|
|Des Plaines||IL||57,512||1||11.0092||69||66.7 miles|