Music at American UniversityAmerican University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.
The American University is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 14,311. Of the 1,952 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from American University in 2019, 8 of them were music majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.
The American University Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
The American University Music Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how The American University performed in these rankings.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The music major at The American University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Music. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools||15|
|Most Popular Music Schools||575|
Music Student Demographics at The American University
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at American University.
The American University Music Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
The American University also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Music Grads May Go Into
A degree in music can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for American University.
|Occupation||Jobs in DC||Average Salary in DC|
|High School Teachers||3,850||$65,180|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||490||$100,590|
|Music Directors and Composers||90||$77,220|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||60||$79,410|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Samschoe under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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