Danbury has a total population of 74,848 and a student population of 6,723. Of these students, 6,617 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Danbury, the largest music school, by student population, is Western Connecticut State University. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Music program at Western Connecticut State University.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a music degree in Danbury. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Danbury music schools was an average of $31,747 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Danbury. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Danbury, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of musicians in Danbury will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.