Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 29,934 are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
The University of Tennessee is the largest music school in Knoxville, based on student population. Approximately 64 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Tennessee with credentials in music.
A reported 64 students graduated with credentials in music in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville music schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Knoxville-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Knoxville after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in Knoxville, which is the most popular music profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 21 musicians in Tennessee were working in the greater Knoxville area. The government projects that the number of musicians in Knoxville will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.