Music Therapy in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Music Therapy Programs in Louisiana


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Louisiana students graduate with degrees in music therapy. That means an estimated 2 music therapists graduate from Louisiana's 2 music therapy schools each year.

Top Schools

Louisiana College, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a music therapy program. It is located in Pineville. no students graduated with a degree in music therapy from Louisiana College in 2010. Tuition at Louisiana College was $13,030 per year.

Loyola University New Orleans, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a music therapy program. It is located in New Orleans. 2 students graduated with degree in music therapy from Loyola University New Orleans in 2010. Tuition at Loyola University New Orleans was $31,754 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Louisiana's music therapy schools ranges from $31,754 per year to $13,030 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,392 per year. The Louisiana music therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Loyola University New Orleans - located in New Orleans, students are charged $31,754 per year
  2. Louisiana College - located in Pineville, students are charged $13,030 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Louisiana music therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Louisiana College - located in Pineville, students are charged $13,030 per year
  2. Loyola University New Orleans - located in New Orleans, students are charged $31,754 per year

A music therapy degree from a Louisiana school... what next?

Most people who graduate from music therapy school in Louisiana go on to work as a music therapist. Louisiana had 290 music therapists in 2010. The largest populations of Louisiana music therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - 70 music therapists
  2. Bossier County
  3. Ascension County

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of music therapists in the state of Louisiana will grow to 670. This would require a 9% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, music therapists earn $50,140 per year. The following counties in Louisiana have the highest average salaries for music therapists:

  1. Jefferson Davis County - $56,640 per year
  2. Ascension County - $51,230 per year
  3. Bossier County - $44,320 per year

On average, music therapists earns the least in the following Louisiana counties:

  1. Bossier County - $44,320 per year
  2. Ascension County - $51,230 per year
  3. Jefferson Davis County - $56,640 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music therapy in Louisiana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or music therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy in Louisiana

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,232 miles from location Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans LA 28.0726 33% 4,714
6,368 miles from location Louisiana College Pineville LA 57.9717 46% 1,461
 

Curious what studying Music Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Louisiana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Therapists, all other + 150 $60,120
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music therapy related jobs in Louisiana