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Music at Monmouth University

If you are interested in studying music, you may want to check out the program at Monmouth University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Monmouth is located in West Long Branch, New Jersey and approximately 5,674 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 29 students received a bachelor's degree in music from Monmouth.

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

Monmouth Music Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music

Monmouth Music Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how Monmouth performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The music major at Monmouth 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
Most Popular Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools 149
Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools 288
Best Value Music Schools 471

Earnings of Monmouth Music Graduates

The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at Monmouth is $22,553. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $24,982 for all music students.


Music Student Demographics at Monmouth

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

Monmouth Music Bachelor’s Program

55% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 29 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Music from Monmouth in 2020-2021, 45% were men and 55% were women. The typical music bachelor's degree program is made up of only 46% women. So female students are more repesented at Monmouth since its program graduates 9% more women than average.


About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in music at Monmouth are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% more racial-ethnic minorities in its music bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Monmouth also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2021, 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 NJ, the home state for Monmouth University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 2,070 $90,750
Sound Engineering Technicians 430 $55,570
Music Directors and Composers 410 $73,320


*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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