Oakdale has a total population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532. Of these students, 5,532 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Oakdale, the largest music school, by student population, is Dowling College. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 1 students from its music program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Oakdale in 2010. If you decide to attend a music school in Oakdale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,850.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
If you plan on staying in Oakdale after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Oakdale, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. There were 16,670 musicians working in New York and 570 working in the greater Oakdale area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 3% in Oakdale. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.