Galveston, TX (population: 57,154) has fifteen music schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Rice University, the highest ranked school in this group with a music program, has a total student population of 5,576. It is the 28th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Texas. To learn more about music programs in Galveston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of music professors at Rice University such as Walter B. Bailey, Shih-Hui Chen, and Thomas Jaber.
Music students from Galveston 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.
Galveston lies in Galveston county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary.
Of the 15 music schools with a 100-mile radius of Galveston, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of St Thomas comes out as the most expensive ($18,514/yr) for music students, with College of the Mainland as the lowest, reported at only $3,211/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Galveston|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||11.8 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||22.4 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||35.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||47.8 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||72.2 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||89.5 miles|