Lawrence has a total population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,515. Of these students, 29,242 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Lawrence's largest music school is University of Kansas. Approximately 74 students graduated in 2010 from University of Kansas with credentials in music.
A reported 84 students graduated with credentials in music in Lawrence in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,156 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lawrence music schools was an average of $32,125 per year in 2009.
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 $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board at Lawrence-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lawrence, your job prospects are good. The number of musicians in Lawrence is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.