Santa Monica has a general population of 84,084 and an overall student population of 32,698. Approximately 32,313 of Santa Monica's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Santa Monica College is the largest music school in Santa Monica, based on student population. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Monica College with credentials in music.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Santa Monica in 2010. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Santa Monica was $652 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,224 for music related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Santa Monica after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Santa Monica, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 26,500 musicians in California, 3,010 were working in the greater Santa Monica area. Santa Monica's musician workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.