Kingston has a general population of 5,446 and an overall student population of 16,389. Approximately 16,389 of Kingston's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Kingston's largest music school is University of Rhode Island. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Music program at University of Rhode Island.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a music degree from one of Kingston's music schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kingston music schools was an average of $39,198 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 Kingston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
If you decide to work as a musician in Kingston, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 130 musicians in Rhode Island. Of these musicians, 110 were working in the greater Kingston area. The number of musicians in Kingston is expected to increase by 9% 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 Kingston is $50,500 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for musicians.