Johnson City has a total population of 55,469 and a student population of 14,605. Of these students, 14,421 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Johnson City, the largest music school, by student population, is East Tennessee State University. In 2010, East Tennessee State University graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in music.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Johnson City music schools was an average of $31,319 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnson City-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Johnson City, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of musicians in Johnson City will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.