In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a music and related studies degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 10,595 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

24% above average compared to other degrees

$ 29,925 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

45% above average compared to other degrees

$ 38,850 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

19% above average compared to other degrees

What do music and related studies graduates earn?

Music and related studies students make an average of $56,316 per year after graduation. This is 16% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 56,316 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 25% of degrees

% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees


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