We know that choosing the right degree is complex. One particularly important factor in this process is determining the financial commitment you will have to make to complete a program, and which one gives you the best return on your investment once you graduate. Of course, it's also essential to investigate scholarships and financial aid to offset tuition. Here are the typical costs for a music therapy degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 8,872 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

6% above average compared to other degrees

$ 20,564 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

2% above average compared to other degrees

$ 36,448 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

13% above average compared to other degrees

What do music therapy graduates earn?

Music therapy students make an average of $57,086 per year after graduation. This is 15% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 57,086 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 43% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

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