Bloomsburg has a general population of 12,375 and an overall student population of 9,512. Approximately 9,512 of Bloomsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Bloomsburg, by student population, is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Music program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Bloomsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,400 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bloomsburg music schools was an average of $27,836 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in Bloomsburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Bloomsburg-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a musician in Bloomsburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 musicians in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Bloomsburg area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Bloomsburg will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Bloomsburg is $53,050 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for musicians.