South Bend has a total population of 107,789 and a student population of 16,251. Of these students, 8,394 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Indiana University-South Bend is the largest music school in South Bend, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Music program at Indiana University-South Bend.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a music degree in South Bend. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,885 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all South Bend music schools was an average of $28,582 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Bend-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $6,796 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,089.
If you decide to work as a musician in South Bend, your job prospects are not very good. South Bend's musician workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.