With an overall population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241, approximately 10,820 of Wayne students attend one of Wayne's schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Wayne, by student population, is William Paterson University of New Jersey. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from William Paterson University of New Jersey with credentials in music.
In 2010, 41 students graduated with a music degree from one of Wayne's music schools. If you decide to attend one of Wayne's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in instate tuition and $31,422 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Wayne-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
If you plan on staying in Wayne after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Wayne, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. There were 1,750 musicians working in New Jersey and 6,020 working in the greater Wayne area in 2010. Wayne'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.