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Music Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Music Schools in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has 7 music schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in music. With an overall population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997, approximately 85,060 of Philadelphia students attend one of Philadelphia's schools that offer music programs.

The University of the Arts is the largest music school in Philadelphia, based on student population. In 2010, The University of the Arts graduated approximately 43 students from its music program.

In 2010, 226 students graduated with a music degree in Philadelphia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $36,706 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Philadelphia music schools was an average of $38,680 per year in 2009.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,310 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $8,952 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,299.

Music Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,950 musicians in Pennsylvania. Of these musicians, 520 were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The number of musicians in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Music Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Music
  • Bachelors Degree in Music
  • Music Classes
  • Music Courses
  • Music Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

    Address:
    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia

    Address:
    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4The University of the ArtsThe University of the Arts

    Address:
    320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4901

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  5. 5Chestnut Hill CollegeChestnut Hill College

    Address:
    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6The Curtis Institute of MusicThe Curtis Institute of Music

    Address:
    1726 Locust St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  7. 7Academy of Vocal ArtsAcademy of Vocal Arts

    Address:
    1920 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-6685

    Awards Offered:
    Postbaccalaureate certificate

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