New Britain has a total population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639. Of these students, 12,461 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
New Britain's largest music school is Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, Central Connecticut State University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in music.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in New Britain in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,442 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Britain music schools was an average of $30,036 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Britain-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in New Britain, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,170 musicians in Connecticut. Of these musicians, 220 were working in the greater New Britain area. New Britain's musician workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.