Muncie has a general population of 67,430 and an overall student population of 29,560. Approximately 21,401 of Muncie's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Muncie, by student population, is Ball State University. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from Ball State University with credentials in music.
A total of 84 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Muncie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,640 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Muncie music schools was an average of $32,208 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $970 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Muncie-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $8,052 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Muncie, your job prospects are not very good. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 5% in Muncie. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.