Greencastle has a general population of 9,880 and an overall student population of 2,396. Approximately 2,396 of Greencastle's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Greencastle's largest music school is DePauw University. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from DePauw University with credentials in music.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a music degree in Greencastle. If you decide to attend a music school in Greencastle, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,250.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Greencastle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,740 per year, on average, for room and board at Greencastle-based music schools. Students who live at home 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 Greencastle, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 180 musicians in Indiana. Of these musicians, 120 were working in the greater Greencastle area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Greencastle will increase by 5% 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 Greencastle is $49,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for musicians.