Long Beach, California has 2 music schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in music. With an overall population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287, approximately 63,451 of Long Beach students attend one of Long Beach's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 2 music schools in Long Beach, the largest music school, by student population, is California State University-Long Beach. Approximately 104 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Long Beach with credentials in music.
A reported 115 students graduated with credentials in music in Long Beach in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Long Beach's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,052 per year in instate tuition and $31,212 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,002.
If you decide to work as a musician in Long Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 musicians in California were working in the greater Long Beach area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 1% in Long Beach. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
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