Music at Texas Tech University
Texas Tech is located in Lubbock, Texas and has a total student population of 38,742. Of the 6,599 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in 2019, 74 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.
Texas Tech Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
- Master’s Degree in Music
- Doctorate Degree in Music
Texas Tech Music Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how Texas Tech 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 Texas Tech 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 Value Music Master’s Degree Schools||11|
|Most Focused Music Schools||311|
|Most Focused Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools||396|
How Much Do Music Graduates from Texas Tech Make?
The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at Texas Tech is $41,400. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 81% higher than the national average of $22,900 for all music bachelor's degree recipients.
Music Student Demographics at Texas Tech
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at Texas Tech University.
Texas Tech Music Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 24% 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 Texas Tech University with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||25|
Texas Tech Music Master’s Program
Of the students who received a music master's degree from Texas Tech, 58% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Texas Tech University with a master's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Texas Tech also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 18 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Design & Applied Arts
- General Visual & Performing Arts
- Drama & Theater Arts
- Fine & Studio Arts
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 TX, the home state for Texas Tech University.
|Occupation||Jobs in TX||Average Salary in TX|
|High School Teachers||110,420||$58,190|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||6,240||$71,520|
|Music Directors and Composers||890||$61,210|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||650||$59,810|
*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 Johan Hendrikse under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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