Music at Rutgers University - Newark
Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and approximately 13,231 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 2 music majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.
Rutgers Newark Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
- Master’s Degree in Music
Rutgers Newark Music Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how Rutgers Newark performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The music major at Rutgers Newark 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||224|
|Most Focused Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools||966|
In 2021, 4 students received their master’s degree in music from Rutgers Newark. This makes it the #241 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.
Earnings of Rutgers Newark Music Graduates
The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $26,349. This is 5% higher than $24,982, which is the national average for all music bachelor's degree recipients.
Music Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at Rutgers University - Newark.
Rutgers Newark Music Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 21% 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 Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Rutgers Newark Music Master’s Program
Of the students who received a music master's degree from Rutgers Newark, 75% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rutgers University - Newark with a master's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Rutgers Newark 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 Rutgers University - Newark.
|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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