With an overall population of 10,232 and a student population of 1,877, approximately 1,877 of Atchison students attend one of Atchison's schools that offer music programs.
Benedictine College is the largest music school in Atchison, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Benedictine College with credentials in music.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in music in Atchison in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,500 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Atchison. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,575 per year, on average, for room and board at Atchison-based music schools. 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 Atchison, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 180 musicians in Kansas, 130 were working in the greater Atchison area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 24% in Atchison. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Atchison is $41,140 per year, which is the same as the average for musicians state-wide.