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 Salisbury, North Carolina. With an overall population of 26,462 and a student population of 10,025, approximately 2,440 of Salisbury students attend one of Salisbury's schools that offer music programs.
Of the 2 music schools in Salisbury, the largest music school, by student population, is Catawba College. In 2010, Catawba College graduated approximately 9 students from its music program.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in music in Salisbury in 2010. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Salisbury was $18,699 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,271 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,335.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Salisbury is $39,600 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for musicians.