Mansfield has a total population of 3,411 and a student population of 3,569. Of these students, 3,569 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Mansfield, the largest music school, by student population, is Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in music.
In 2010, 48 students graduated with a music degree from one of Mansfield's music schools. Tuition in 2009 at Mansfield's music schools was $19,797 per year for instate students and $28,233 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mansfield-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $6,722 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,517.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Mansfield, your job prospects are not very good. There were 3,350 musicians working in Pennsylvania and 30 working in the greater Mansfield area in 2010. The government projects that the number of musicians in Mansfield will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a musician in Mansfield is $53,050 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for musicians.