If you decide that you want to get a music degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 music schools in Binghamton, New York. Binghamton has a general population of 47,380 and an overall student population of 21,906. Approximately 21,586 of Binghamton's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Binghamton, by student population, is SUNY at Binghamton. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Music program at SUNY at Binghamton.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a music degree in Binghamton. Tuition in 2009 at Binghamton's music schools was $19,175 per year for instate students and $27,075 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,614 per year, on average, for room and board at Binghamton-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,775.
If you decide to work as a musician in Binghamton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 16,670 musicians working in New York and 180 working in the greater Binghamton area in 2010. The number of musicians in Binghamton is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.