Nevada contains four schools that offer music programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking music school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 music schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Music students from Nevada 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.
Also, within the music schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from music, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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