If you decide that you want to get a music degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 music schools in Augusta, Georgia. With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 7,968 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 2 music schools in Augusta, the largest music school, by student population, is Augusta State University. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Music program at Augusta State University.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in music in Augusta in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Augusta's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,446 per year in instate tuition and $24,090 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Augusta. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,499 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,337.
If you decide to work as a musician in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 550 musicians in Georgia. Of these musicians, 50 were working in the greater Augusta area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Augusta will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Augusta, you can expect to make an average salary of $46,800 per year. This is the same as the average salary for musicians in the state.