With an overall population of 37,603 and a student population of 6,840, approximately 6,840 of New Albany students attend one of New Albany's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in New Albany, the largest music school, by student population, is Indiana University-Southeast. In 2010, Indiana University-Southeast graduated approximately 5 students from its music program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in New Albany in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Albany's music schools was $18,470 per year for instate students and $27,158 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $880 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Albany-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Albany, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,250 musicians working in Indiana and 50 working in the greater New Albany area in 2010. New Albany's musician workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.