The largest music school in Northridge, by student population, is California State University-Northridge. In 2010, California State University-Northridge graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in music.
A total of 124 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Northridge in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Northridge's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,449 per year in instate tuition and $32,609 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 at one of the Northridge-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $9,137 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,825.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Northridge, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of musicians in Northridge will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.