If you decide that you want to get a music degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 music schools in Macon, Georgia. Macon has a general population of 97,255 and an overall student population of 23,692. Approximately 8,757 of Macon's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 2 music schools in Macon, the largest music school, by student population, is Mercer University. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Mercer University with credentials in music.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a music degree from one of Macon's music schools. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Macon was $23,520 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,394 per year, on average, for room and board at Macon-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,741.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Macon, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of musicians in Macon will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.