There are 2 music schools in Kalamazoo, Michigan. With an overall population of 77,145 and a student population of 38,972, approximately 25,960 of Kalamazoo students attend one of Kalamazoo's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 2 music schools in Kalamazoo, the largest music school, by student population, is Western Michigan University. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Western Michigan University with credentials in music.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a music degree in Kalamazoo. If you decide to attend one of Kalamazoo's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $31,580 per year in instate tuition and $37,140 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $925 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,770.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,470 musicians in Michigan. Of these musicians, 110 were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. The number of musicians in Kalamazoo is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
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