There are 2 music schools in Trenton, New Jersey. Trenton has a general population of 85,403 and an overall student population of 31,885. Approximately 13,016 of Trenton's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Trenton, by student population, is Rider University. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the Music program at Rider University.
A reported 119 students graduated with credentials in music in Trenton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Trenton's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,749 per year in instate tuition and $39,092 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Trenton. And if you live on campus at one of the Trenton-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $10,358 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,060.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,750 musicians in New Jersey, 60 were working in the greater Trenton area. The number of musicians in Trenton is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
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