Kentucky contains eighteen schools that offer music education programs. Centre College, the highest-ranking music education school in KY, has a total student population of 1,216 and is the 134th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 music education schools in Kentucky, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellarmine University comes out as the most expensive ($22,020/yr), with Morehead State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,053/yr.
Music Education students from Kentucky schools who go on to become music educators, music business consultants, music business professionals, music teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 80,790 people working as art, drama, and music teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,230. Also, Musicians and singers make on average $0 per year and there are about 47,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 230 employed musicians and singers earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Art, drama, and music teachers in this state earn $59,710/yr and there are 820 employed.
Also, within the music education schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from music education, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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