Liberal has a general population of 19,666 and an overall student population of 1,850. Approximately 1,850 of Liberal's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is the largest music school in Liberal, based on student population. In 2010, Seward County Community College and Area Technical School graduated approximately 0 students from its music program.
Tuition in 2009 at Liberal's music schools was $10,384 per year for instate students and $11,120 per year for out of state students.
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 $4,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,148.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Liberal, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 180 musicians in Kansas, 130 were working in the greater Liberal area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 24% in Liberal. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Liberal, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,140 per year. This is the same as the average salary for musicians in the state.
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