Portland has a general population of 64,249 and an overall student population of 10,424. Approximately 9,655 of Portland's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
University of Southern Maine is the largest music school in Portland, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Music program at University of Southern Maine.
A reported 24 students graduated with credentials in music in Portland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,446 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Portland music schools was an average of $35,656 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Portland-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,002.