With an overall population of 42,762 and a student population of 3,363, approximately 3,363 of Elmhurst students attend one of Elmhurst's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Elmhurst, the largest music school, by student population, is Elmhurst College. In 2010, Elmhurst College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in music.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Elmhurst in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,330 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Elmhurst. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,874 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,000.
If you plan on staying in Elmhurst after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Elmhurst, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 musicians in Illinois were working in the greater Elmhurst area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 5% in Elmhurst. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for musicians.