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Music Therapy in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Music Therapy Programs in Minnesota

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Minnesota receive music therapy degrees every year. Thus, Minnesota's 2 music therapy schools put out approximately 7 music therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a music therapy program is University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities graduated 2 students from its music therapy program. The tuition rate at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities was $12,288 per year.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a music therapy program is Augsburg College, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 37th nationwide. 5 students graduated with degree in music therapy from Augsburg College in 2010. The tuition rate at Augsburg College was $28,864 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Minnesota's music therapy schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $20,576 per year, though tuition can range from $28,864 per year to $12,288 per year. The Minnesota music therapy schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Augsburg College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $28,864 per year
  2. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $12,288 per year

The following Minnesota music therapy schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $12,288 per year
  2. Augsburg College - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $28,864 per year

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

Most people who graduate from music therapy school in Minnesota go on to work as a music therapist. In 2010, there were 250 music therapists working in Minnesota. In Minnesota, the largest numbers of music therapists work in the following counties:

  1. Anoka County - 200 music therapists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 430 music therapists will be working in Minnesota state. This would require the number of music therapists to grow by 10%.


A music therapist in Minnesota earns $54,200 per year on average. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for music therapists:

  1. Anoka County - $53,020 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Minnesota 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 Minnesota

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Therapists, all other 180 $57,740

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