Santa Maria has a total population of 77,423 and a student population of 11,636. Of these students, 11,070 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Santa Maria, by student population, is Allan Hancock College. In 2010, Allan Hancock College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in music.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in music in Santa Maria in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Santa Maria, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $782.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Santa Maria.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Santa Maria, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 44 musicians in California were working in the greater Santa Maria area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 1% in Santa Maria. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.