Williamsport has a general population of 30,706 and an overall student population of 7,958. Approximately 1,375 of Williamsport's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Williamsport, by student population, is Lycoming College. In 2010, Lycoming College graduated approximately 4 students from its music program.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Williamsport in 2010. In 2009 tuition at music schools in Williamsport was $29,894 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Williamsport-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $8,134 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 Williamsport, your job prospects are not very good. The government projects that the number of musicians in Williamsport will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.