Ellensburg has a general population of 15,414 and an overall student population of 11,357. Approximately 11,357 of Ellensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Of the 1 music schools in Ellensburg, the largest music school, by student population, is Central Washington University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Music program at Central Washington University.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a music degree in Ellensburg. If you decide to attend one of Ellensburg's music schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,070 per year in instate tuition and $29,333 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for music related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ellensburg-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $8,460 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in music, if you decide to work as a musician in Ellensburg, your job prospects are not very good. Ellensburg's musician workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.