With an overall population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770, approximately 5,770 of West Haven students attend one of West Haven's schools that offer music programs.
West Haven's largest music school is University of New Haven. In 2010, University of New Haven graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in music.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a music degree in West Haven. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,470 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in West Haven. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board at West Haven-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you decide to work as a musician in West Haven, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,170 musicians working in Connecticut and 180 working in the greater West Haven area in 2010. The number of musicians in West Haven is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.