With an overall population of 36,065 and a student population of 9,996, approximately 3,023 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer music programs.
Georgian Court University is the largest music school in Lakewood, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Music program at Georgian Court University.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in music in Lakewood in 2010. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Lakewood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Lakewood-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,750 musicians in New Jersey, 220 were working in the greater Lakewood area. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 4% in Lakewood. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.