Wichita, Kansas has 2 music schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in music. Wichita has a total population of 344,284 and a student population of 24,136. Of these students, 17,454 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Wichita, by student population, is Wichita State University. In 2010, Wichita State University graduated approximately 38 students from its music program.
In 2010, 55 students graduated with a music degree from one of Wichita's music schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,320 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wichita music schools was an average of $26,337 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $975 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,510 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,920.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wichita, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 musicians in Kansas were working in the greater Wichita area. The number of musicians in Wichita is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Wichita is $34,240 per year, which is the same as the average for musicians state-wide.
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