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Music at Texas Tech University

What traits are you looking for in a music school? To help you decide if Texas Tech University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's music program.

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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Music Master’s Degree Schools 11
Most Focused Music Schools 311
Most Focused Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools 396

In 2019, 24 students received their master’s degree in music from Texas Tech. This makes it the #70 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 18 students who received their doctoral degrees in music, making the school the #26 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

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.

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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

41% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 74 music majors earned their bachelor's degree from Texas Tech. Of these graduates, 59% were men and 41% were women.

Texas Tech Gender Breakdown of Music Bachelor's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at Texas Tech University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 25
White 36
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Texas Tech Music Master’s Program

50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 students graduated with a master's degree in music from Texas Tech. About 50% were men and 50% were women.

Texas Tech Gender Breakdown of Music Master's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at Texas Tech University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 14
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Texas Tech also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 18 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 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

References

*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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