Plattsburgh has a general population of 18,816 and an overall student population of 8,760. Approximately 6,453 of Plattsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Plattsburgh, by student population, is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, SUNY College at Plattsburgh graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in music.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a music degree in Plattsburgh. If you decide to attend one of Plattsburgh's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,645 per year in instate tuition and $25,545 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Plattsburgh. And if you live on campus at one of the Plattsburgh-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
If you decide to work as a musician in Plattsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. There were 4,230 musicians working in New York and 90 working in the greater Plattsburgh area in 2010. The government projects that the number of musicians in Plattsburgh will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
As a musician in Plattsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,370 per year. This is the same as the average salary for musicians in the state.