Valdosta has a general population of 43,724 and an overall student population of 17,089. Approximately 12,391 of Valdosta's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Valdosta, the largest music school, by student population, is Valdosta State University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Music program at Valdosta State University.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a music degree in Valdosta. Tuition in 2009 at Valdosta's music schools was $19,024 per year for instate students and $28,606 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Valdosta-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $6,420 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Valdosta, your job prospects are good. Valdosta's musician workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.