With an overall population of 100,266 and a student population of 40,242, approximately 34,885 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer music therapy programs.
Of the 1 music therapy schools in Athens, the largest music therapy school, by student population, is University of Georgia. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in music therapy.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a music therapy degree from one of Athens's music therapy schools. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's music therapy schools was $18,000 per year for instate students and $36,210 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for music therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a music therapist in Athens, your job prospects are good. Athens's music therapist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for music therapists.