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Music Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Music Schools in Pittsburgh, PA

If you are interested in pursuing music, you may want to consider attending one of the 5 music schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh has a general population of 334,563 and an overall student population of 87,948. Approximately 72,558 of Pittsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.

Pittsburgh's largest music school is Duquesne University. In 2010, Duquesne University graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in music.

A total of 165 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Pittsburgh in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburgh's music schools was $39,922 per year for instate students and $42,347 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $982 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,285 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburgh-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,585.

Music Salaries and Career Outlook in Pittsburgh

If you plan on staying in Pittsburgh after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Pittsburgh, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. There were 8,950 musicians working in Pennsylvania and 390 working in the greater Pittsburgh area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to decrease by -4% in Pittsburgh. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh CampusUniversity of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    Address:
    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

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

  2. 2Community College of Allegheny CountyCommunity College of Allegheny County

    Address:
    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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

  3. 3Carnegie Mellon UniversityCarnegie Mellon University

    Address:
    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Duquesne UniversityDuquesne University

    Address:
    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Chatham UniversityChatham University

    Address:
    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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