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Music at University of Florida

If you are interested in studying music, you may want to check out the program at University of Florida. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UF is located in Gainesville, Florida and approximately 52,407 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 44 students received a bachelor's degree in music from UF.

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

UF Music Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Music (1 - 4 Years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Master’s Degree in Music
  • Doctorate Degree in Music

UF Music Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how UF 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 UF 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 Music Doctor’s Degree Schools 64
Best Value Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools 150

In 2019, 22 students received their master’s degree in music from UF. This makes it the #77 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 4 students who received their doctoral degrees in music, making the school the #78 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Music Student Demographics at UF

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

UF Music Bachelor’s Program

59% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 44 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in music from UF. About 41% were men and 59% were women. The typical music bachelor's degree program is made up of only 45% women. So female students are more repesented at UF since its program graduates 14% more women than average.

UF Gender Breakdown of Music Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in music at UF are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% 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 Florida with a bachelor's in music.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at University of Florida
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 25
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

UF Music Master’s Program

59% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 22 students who earned a master's degree in Music from UF in 2018-2019, 41% were men and 59% were women.

UF Gender Breakdown of Music Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a music master's degree from UF, 64% 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 Florida with a master's in music.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at University of Florida
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 14
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UF also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 4 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 FL, the home state for University of Florida.

Occupation Jobs in FL Average Salary in FL
High School Teachers 47,960 $54,120
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 3,520 $72,670
Sound Engineering Technicians 900 $56,010
Music Directors and Composers 640 $72,420

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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