Ramapo College of New Jersey is the largest music school in Mahwah, based on student population. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Ramapo College of New Jersey with credentials in music.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a music degree in Mahwah. If you decide to attend one of Mahwah's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,637 per year in instate tuition and $33,320 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Mahwah. And if you live on campus at one of the Mahwah-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $10,949 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,888.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mahwah, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,750 musicians in New Jersey, 6,020 were working in the greater Mahwah area. Mahwah's musician workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.