With an overall population of 12,575 and a student population of 7,733, approximately 7,733 of Malibu students attend one of Malibu's schools that offer music programs.
Pepperdine University is the largest music school in Malibu, based on student population. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Pepperdine University with credentials in music.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in music in Malibu in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Malibu, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,850.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Malibu. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,980 per year, on average, for room and board at Malibu-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Malibu, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 musicians in California were working in the greater Malibu area. The number of musicians in Malibu is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.