With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Hempstead, the largest music school, by student population, is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 18 students from its music program.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in music in Hempstead in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Hempstead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,130.
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 $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you plan on staying in Hempstead after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Hempstead, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 musicians in New York were working in the greater Hempstead area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Hempstead will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.