Bloomington has a total population of 69,291 and a student population of 48,301. Of these students, 42,347 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Indiana University-Bloomington is the largest music school in Bloomington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 294 students graduated from the Music program at Indiana University-Bloomington.
A total of 344 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Bloomington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomington's music schools was $20,099 per year for instate students and $37,646 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $792 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bloomington, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 5% in Bloomington. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.