Fort Myers, FL (population: 68,373) has one music school within its city limits. Florida Gulf Coast University has a total student population of 11,092. It is the 417th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about music programs in Fort Myers, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at Florida Gulf Coast University such as Micheal Baron, Julie Bearden - Shaffer, Rod Chesnutt, Nancy Cobb-Lippens, Jeanie Darnell, and Troy Jones.
Music students from Fort Myers schools who go on to become musicians, producers, vocalists, guitarists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 47,260 people working as musicians and singers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0.
Fort Myers lies in Lee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area has 201,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $38,330 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Florida Gulf Coast University ends up costing a student $10,876/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Myers|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||6.1 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||9.3 miles|
|Bonita Springs||FL||44,290||0||-||0||20.4 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||29.6 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||35.8 miles|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||92.0 miles|