Eau Claire, WI (population: 66,106) has eight music therapy schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in this group with a music therapy program, has a total student population of 51,659. It is the 31st highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Minnesota. To learn more about music therapy programs in Eau Claire, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music therapy professors at University of Minnesota such as Amanda Albrecht, Lydia Artymiw, Mathhew Bribitzer-Stull, Carey Campbell, Colin Campbell, and Scott Currie.
Music Therapy students from Eau Claire 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.
Eau Claire lies in Eau Claire county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Eau Claire area has 75,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.8% unemployment rate, $17.59/hr average worker wage, and a $36,580 average annual salary.
Of the 8 music therapy schools with a 100-mile radius of Eau Claire, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St. Olaf College comes out as the most expensive ($25,719/yr) for music therapy students, with University of Minnesota-Twin Cities as the lowest, reported at only $14,061/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Eau Claire|
|Lake Elmo||MN||-||1||0.0||0||69.1 miles|
|La Crosse||WI||50,893||3||27.5304||229||69.7 miles|
|Inver Grove Heights||MN||-||1||10.5306||43||76.2 miles|
|White Bear Lake||MN||-||1||10.7099||66||76.6 miles|
|Saint Paul||MN||281,501||17||26.5648||744||79.4 miles|
|Mendota Heights||MN||-||2||22.3643||19||80.9 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||87.7 miles|
|St Louis Park||MN||-||1||8.81324||12||91.5 miles|
|Brooklyn Center||MN||-||2||15.2653||32||91.9 miles|
|Saint Louis Park||MN||46,353||2||11.1178||24||92.1 miles|
|Brooklyn Park||MN||72,758||3||8.3746||127||93.2 miles|
|Eden Prairie||MN||62,379||2||4.18307||19||96.7 miles|
|Maple Grove||MN||63,633||0||-||0||98.5 miles|