Towson has a total population of 51,793 and a student population of 2,977. Of these students, 2,279 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Towson, by student population, is Goucher College. In 2010, Goucher College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in music.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Towson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $33,785 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Towson. And if you live on campus at one of the Towson-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $10,756 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,505.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Towson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,540 musicians in Maryland. Of these musicians, 430 were working in the greater Towson area. The number of musicians in Towson is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.