Princeton has a total population of 14,203 and a student population of 8,198. Of these students, 7,592 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Princeton's largest music school is Princeton University. In 2010, Princeton University graduated approximately 13 students from its music program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a music degree from one of Princeton's music schools. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Princeton was $35,340 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,260 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,680 per year, on average, for room and board at Princeton-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Princeton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,750 musicians working in New Jersey and 60 working in the greater Princeton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 4% in Princeton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.