With an overall population of 55,416 and a student population of 3,150, approximately 2,920 of Wheaton students attend one of Wheaton's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Wheaton, the largest music school, by student population, is Wheaton College. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Music program at Wheaton College.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a music degree in Wheaton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,520 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wheaton-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a musician in Wheaton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,050 musicians in Illinois, 1,100 were working in the greater Wheaton area. The number of musicians in Wheaton is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for musicians.