Jacksonville, FL (population: 822,401) has three music schools within its city limits. University of North Florida, the highest ranked school in the city with a music program, has a total student population of 16,477. It is the 289th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about music programs in Jacksonville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at University of North Florida such as Lynne Arriale, Krzysztof Biernacki, Arthur Bloomer, Michael Bovenzi, Gordon Brock, and James Curry.
Music students from Jacksonville 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.
Jacksonville lies in Duval county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Jacksonville area has 581,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,460 average annual salary.
Of the 3 music schools in Jacksonville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jacksonville University comes out as the most expensive ($21,456/yr) for music students, with University of North Florida as the lowest, reported at only $10,132/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Jacksonville|
|Orange Park||FL||-||3||22.5405||26||11.7 miles|
|Saint Augustine||FL||-||2||46.0117||74||36.6 miles|
|Palm Coast||FL||76,000||0||-||0||59.1 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||86.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||89.6 miles|