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Music Schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Music Schools in Cambridge, MA

If you decide that you want to get a music degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 music schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge has a general population of 101,355 and an overall student population of 49,996. Approximately 38,278 of Cambridge's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.

Harvard University is the largest music school in Cambridge, based on student population. In 2010, Harvard University graduated approximately 33 students from its music program.

A reported 99 students graduated with credentials in music in Cambridge in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Cambridge, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,414.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $883 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,905 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $32,378.

Music Salaries and Career Outlook in Cambridge

Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cambridge, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 500 musicians in Massachusetts, 250 were working in the greater Cambridge area. Cambridge's musician workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Cambridge is $51,450 per year, which is higher than the average for musicians state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Music Degree in Cambridge
  • Associates Degree in Music
  • Bachelors Degree in Music
  • Music Classes
  • Music Courses
  • Music Training

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  1. 1Harvard University

    Address:
    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of Technology

    Address:
    77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Longy School of MusicLongy School of Music

    Address:
    One Follen St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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