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Music at Brown University

If you plan to study music, take a look at what Brown University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Brown is located in Providence, Rhode Island and has a total student population of 10,333. In 2019, 24 music majors received their bachelor's degree from Brown.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.

Brown Music Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Doctorate Degree in Music

Brown Music Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the music progam at Brown compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 Brown 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Music Schools 5
Most Popular Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools 192
Most Popular Music Master’s Degree Schools 299
Most Focused Music Master’s Degree Schools 299

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in music from Brown. This is the #299 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.

Music Student Demographics at Brown

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at Brown University.

Brown Music Bachelor’s Program

29% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 24 music students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Brown, about 71% were men and 29% were women.

Brown Gender Breakdown of Music Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brown University with a bachelor's in music.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at Brown University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 12
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Brown also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 5 students 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 RI, the home state for Brown University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
High School Teachers 4,410 $71,440
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 710 $83,080
Music Directors and Composers 40 $64,200


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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