With an overall population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756, approximately 1,756 of Parsons students attend one of Parsons's schools that offer music programs.
Labette Community College is the largest music school in Parsons, based on student population. In 2010, Labette Community College graduated approximately 0 students from its music program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Parsons music schools was an average of $7,005 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Parsons-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
If you plan on staying in Parsons after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Parsons, which is the most popular music profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 musicians in Kansas were working in the greater Parsons area. Parsons's musician workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Parsons, 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.