Thousand Oaks has a total population of 117,005 and a student population of 3,714. Of these students, 3,714 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
California Lutheran University is the largest music school in Thousand Oaks, based on student population. In 2010, California Lutheran University graduated approximately 4 students from its music program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in music in Thousand Oaks in 2010. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Thousand Oaks was $30,230 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,450 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Thousand Oaks-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $10,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,440.
If you plan on staying in Thousand Oaks after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Thousand Oaks, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 26,500 musicians in California. Of these musicians, 100 were working in the greater Thousand Oaks area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Thousand Oaks will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.