With an overall population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634, approximately 2,584 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer music programs.
Newport's largest music school is Salve Regina University. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Music program at Salve Regina University.
If you decide to attend a music school in Newport, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,000.
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 Newport-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Newport after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Newport, which is the most popular music profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 musicians in Rhode Island were working in the greater Newport area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Newport will 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 Newport is $50,500 per year, which is the same as the average for musicians state-wide.