Columbia has a total population of 33,055 and a student population of 5,751. Of these students, 5,581 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The largest music school in Columbia, by student population, is Columbia State Community College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Columbia State Community College with credentials in music.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a music certificate in Columbia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,905 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for music related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Columbia, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of musicians is expected to increase by 30% in Columbia. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.