Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Music at University of California - Santa Barbara

Find Schools Near

Music at University of California - Santa Barbara

If you plan to study music, take a look at what University of California - Santa Barbara has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and has a total student population of 25,057. In 2019, 22 music majors received their bachelor's degree from UCSB.

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

UCSB Music Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Master’s Degree in Music
  • Doctorate Degree in Music

UCSB Music Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the music progam at UCSB compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 UCSB 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
Highest Paid Music Graduates 39
Most Popular Colleges for Music 225
Most Focused Colleges for Music 941

In 2019, 8 students received their master’s degree in music from UCSB. This makes it the #177 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in music, making the school the #61 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Music Student Demographics at UCSB

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

UCSB Music Bachelor’s Program

32% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in music from UCSB. About 68% were men and 32% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Music Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 11% 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in music.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at University of California - Santa Barbara
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 9
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UCSB Music Master’s Program

50% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 music majors earned their master's degree from UCSB. Of these graduates, 50% were men and 50% were women.

UCSB Gender Breakdown of Music Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a music master's degree from UCSB, 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a master's in music.

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

UCSB also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 6 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
High School Teachers 112,960 $80,510
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 9,710 $115,460
Music Directors and Composers 1,230 $64,600

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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.