Staten Island, NY has two music schools within its city limits. Wagner College, the highest ranked school in the city with a music program, has a total student population of 2,265. It is the 240th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about music programs in Staten Island, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at Wagner College such as Ronald Cross, Robert Delfausse, Jennifer Gliere, Joseph Kaminski, David Schulenberg, and Barbara Wesby.
Music students from Staten Island 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.
Of the 2 music schools in Staten Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wagner College comes out as the most expensive ($26,947/yr) for music students, with CUNY College of Staten Island as the lowest, reported at only $6,884/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Staten Island|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||7.7 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||9.9 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||12.5 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||15.4 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||15.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||15.6 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||15.7 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||17.1 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||17.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||18.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||18.3 miles|