Richmond has a general population of 39,124 and an overall student population of 7,826. Approximately 1,266 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Richmond, by student population, is Earlham College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Earlham College with credentials in music.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a music degree in Richmond. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $35,164 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $850 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Richmond-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Richmond after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Richmond, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. The number of musicians in Richmond is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.