Massachusetts contains two schools that offer audio programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking audio school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 audio schools in Massachusetts, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Boston University as the lowest recorded at only $28,548/yr.
Audio students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 500 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $54,720. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $41,320/yr and there are 1,640 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from audio, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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