Music Therapy in New York

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Schools Offering Music Therapy Programs in New York


Around 0.0% of New York's graduates graduate from music therapy degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 14 music therapists graduate from New York's 3 music therapy schools.

Top Schools

State University of New York at New Paltz, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New York that has a music therapy program. It is located in New Paltz. In 2010, 6 students graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz's music therapy program. State University of New York at New Paltz charged in-state students $6,135 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in New York that has a music therapy program is SUNY at Fredonia. SUNY at Fredonia, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Fredonia. In 2010, SUNY at Fredonia graduated 5 students from its music therapy program. SUNY at Fredonia charged in-state students $6,333 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New York that has a music therapy program is Nazareth College. Nazareth College, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Rochester. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Nazareth College music therapy program. Nazareth College charged in-state students $26,334 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Music therapy schools in New York, charge students an average tuition of $12,934 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,334 per year, or as little as $6,135 per year. The New York music therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Nazareth College - located in Rochester, students are charged $26,334 per year
  2. SUNY at Fredonia - located in Fredonia, students are charged $6,333 per year
  3. State University of New York at New Paltz - located in New Paltz, students are charged $6,135 per year

The music therapy schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New York were:

  1. State University of New York at New Paltz - located in New Paltz, students are charged $6,135 per year
  2. SUNY at Fredonia - located in Fredonia, students are charged $6,333 per year
  3. Nazareth College - located in Rochester, students are charged $26,334 per year

A music therapy degree from a New York school... what next?

The highest percentage of music therapy graduates in New York pursue careers as a music therapist. If you decide to work as a music therapist in New York, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 680 New York music therapists as of 2010. The largest populations of New York music therapists are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 440 music therapists
  2. Nassau County - 80 music therapists
  3. Livingston County - 60 music therapists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of music therapists in the state of New York will grow to 1,370. This would require a 6% growth in the profession.

Salary

A music therapist in New York makes an average of $67,080 per year. On average a music therapist earns the most in the following New York counties:

  1. Bergen County - $75,580 per year
  2. Nassau County - $60,800 per year
  3. Erie County - $52,390 per year

The following counties in New York have the lowest average salaries for music therapists:

  1. Livingston County - $51,830 per year
  2. Erie County - $52,390 per year
  3. Nassau County - $60,800 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New York statistics regarding a career in music therapy. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or music therapy.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy in New York
  • Master's Degree in Music Therapy in New York

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,408 miles from location State University of New York at New Paltz New Paltz NY 36.3278 24% 7,907
5,682 miles from location SUNY at Fredonia Fredonia NY 32.676 35% 5,775
5,597 miles from location Nazareth College Rochester NY 32.4809 29% 3,307
 

Curious what studying Music Therapy gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Therapists, all other + 650 $68,440
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music therapy related jobs in New York