Topeka has a general population of 122,377 and an overall student population of 7,643. Approximately 6,652 of Topeka's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Washburn University is the largest music school in Topeka, based on student population. In 2010, Washburn University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in music.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a music degree from one of Topeka's music schools. If you decide to attend one of Topeka's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,353 per year in instate tuition and $26,003 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Topeka. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,792 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,561.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Topeka, your job prospects are good. Topeka'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.