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Schools Offering Music Programs in Kansas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Kansas receive music degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 205 musicians graduate from Kansas' 26 music schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a music program is Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. 2 students graduated with a degree in music from Southwestern College in 2010. Tuition at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a music program is Sterling College, which is located in Sterling. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. Tuition at Sterling College was $19,000 per year.

Central Christian College of Kansas, which is located in Mcpherson, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a music program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in music from Central Christian College of Kansas in 2010. Students at Central Christian College of Kansas paid $18,000 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Kansas' music schools ranges from $22,280 per year to $1,920 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,885 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year
  3. Southwestern College - located in Winfield, students are charged $20,656 per year

The music schools in Kansas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Allen County Community College - located in Iola, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year

A music degree from a Kansas school... what next?

In Kansas, the largest numbers of musician work in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 130 musicians
  2. Butler County - 50 musicians

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 410 musicians will be working in Kansas state. This would require the number of musicians to grow by 16%.

Salary

musicians in Kansas make an average of $20,935 per year. However, this number is only an average. Musician in Kansas had varying salaries from $16,720 to $64,140 per year in 2010. On average musician earn the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Allen County - $40,200 per year
  2. Butler County - $33,880 per year

On average, musicians earn the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Butler County - $33,880 per year
  2. Allen County - $40,200 per year

On average, the highest paid musicians in Kansas were:

  1. Music Composer - $41,870 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

The musicians with lowest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Music Composer - $41,870 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as music or audio engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Music in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Music in Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Music in Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Musicians and Singers n/a n/a
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Music Directors and Composers 350 $41,870
 

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