Waukesha has a general population of 64,825 and an overall student population of 3,403. Approximately 3,403 of Waukesha's students are enrolled in schools that offer music programs.
Waukesha's largest music school is Carroll University. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Music program at Carroll University.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in music from music schools in Waukesha in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,937 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for music related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waukesha-based music schools, you will have an added expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
Many music graduates choose to work as musicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waukesha, your job prospects are not very good. There were 1,390 musicians working in Wisconsin and 290 working in the greater Waukesha area in 2010. The number of musicians in Waukesha is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.