With an overall population of 88,025 and a student population of 5,594, approximately 1,075 of Quincy students attend one of Quincy's schools that offer music programs.
Quincy's largest music school is Eastern Nazarene College. In 2010, Eastern Nazarene College graduated approximately 7 students from its music program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a music degree from one of Quincy's music schools. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Quincy was $22,014 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Quincy-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $7,912 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Quincy after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Quincy, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. There were 500 musicians working in Massachusetts and 250 working in the greater Quincy area in 2010. The government projects that the number of musicians in Quincy will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Quincy, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,450 per year. This is higher than the average salary for musicians in the state.