With an overall population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499, approximately 6,499 of West Long Branch students attend one of West Long Branch's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in West Long Branch, the largest music school, by student population, is Monmouth University. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Monmouth University with credentials in music.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a music degree from one of West Long Branch's music schools. If you decide to attend a music school in West Long Branch, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,014.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board at West Long Branch-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,750 musicians working in New Jersey and 220 working in the greater West Long Branch area in 2010. The government projects that the number of musicians in West Long Branch will increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.