With an overall population of 2,459 and a student population of 431, approximately 431 of Great Barrington students attend one of Great Barrington's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Great Barrington, the largest music school, by student population, is Bard College at Simon's Rock. In 2010, Bard College at Simon's Rock graduated approximately 5 students from its music program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a music degree in Great Barrington. If you decide to attend a music school in Great Barrington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,165.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,025 per year, on average, for room and board at Great Barrington-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,165.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Great Barrington, your job prospects are not very good. The number of musicians in Great Barrington is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.