Rensselaer has a total population of 5,294 and a student population of 1,011. Of these students, 1,011 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Rensselaer, by student population, is Saint Josephs College. In 2010, Saint Josephs College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in music.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a music degree in Rensselaer. If you decide to attend a music school in Rensselaer, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,530.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board at Rensselaer-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a musician in Rensselaer, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 musicians in Indiana were working in the greater Rensselaer area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Rensselaer will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.