El Paso has a general population of 563,662 and an overall student population of 53,380. Approximately 21,011 of El Paso's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in El Paso, the largest music school, by student population, is The University of Texas at El Paso. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas at El Paso with credentials in music.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in music in El Paso in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at El Paso's music schools was $19,115 per year for instate students and $27,475 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,064 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a music program in El Paso. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,203 per year, on average, for room and board at El Paso-based music schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,771.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in El Paso, your job prospects are good. El Paso's musician workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.