Galesburg, Illinois has 2 music schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in music. With an overall population of 33,706 and a student population of 4,068, approximately 4,068 of Galesburg students attend one of Galesburg's schools that offer music programs.
Knox College is the largest music school in Galesburg, based on student population. In 2010, Knox College graduated approximately 9 students from its music program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a music degree in Galesburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,527 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $734 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,164 per year, on average, for room and board at Galesburg-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,447.
If you plan on staying in Galesburg after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Galesburg, which is the most popular music profession, are average. There were 810 musicians working in Illinois and 40 working in the greater Galesburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of musicians in Galesburg will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Galesburg is $42,970 per year, which is the same as the average for musicians state-wide.