Music at Northeastern University
Northeastern is located in Boston, Massachusetts and approximately 22,207 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 students received a bachelor's degree in music from Northeastern.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.
Northeastern Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
- Master’s Degree in Music
Northeastern Music Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how Northeastern 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 Northeastern 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 Schools||27|
|Most Focused Music Master’s Degree Schools||208|
Earnings of Northeastern Music Graduates
The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at Northeastern is $32,300. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 41% higher than the national average of $22,900 for all music bachelor's degree recipients.
Music Student Demographics at Northeastern
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at Northeastern University.
Northeastern Music Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Northeastern Music Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Northeastern University with a master's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Northeastern 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 MA, the home state for Northeastern University.
|Occupation||Jobs in MA||Average Salary in MA|
|High School Teachers||26,420||$80,020|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||6,190||$99,540|
|Music Directors and Composers||260||$56,200|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||190||$57,110|
*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 (User:Piotrus) under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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