With an overall population of 12,423 and a student population of 7,888, approximately 7,888 of Somerville students attend one of Somerville's schools that offer music programs.
Somerville's largest music school is Raritan Valley Community College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Raritan Valley Community College with credentials in music.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a music degree from one of Somerville's music schools. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Somerville was $3,803 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Somerville.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Somerville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 musicians in New Jersey were working in the greater Somerville area. Somerville's musician workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.