Paducah, KY has eleven music schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Evansville, the highest ranked school in this group with a music program, has a total student population of 2,840. It is the 276th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about music programs in Paducah, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at University of Evansville such as Renato Butturi, Elizabeth Dodd, Anne Fiedler, John Jordan, Thomas Josenhans, and Dennis Malfatti.
Music students from Paducah 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.
Paducah lies in McCracken county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 145,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.51/hr average worker wage, and a $34,340 average annual salary.
Of the 11 music schools with a 100-mile radius of Paducah, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union University comes out as the most expensive ($19,100/yr) for music students, with John A Logan College as the lowest, reported at only $2,714/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Paducah|
|Cape Girardeau||MO||-||6||26.7452||153||52.9 miles|