Marion has a total population of 31,320 and a student population of 15,426. Of these students, 15,345 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Indiana Wesleyan University is the largest music school in Marion, based on student population. In 2010, Indiana Wesleyan University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in music.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Marion in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Marion, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,496.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marion-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $6,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,899.
If you plan on staying in Marion after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Marion, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. The number of musicians in Marion is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.