Music at University of Houston
UH is located in Houston, Texas and approximately 46,148 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 65 music majors received their bachelor's degree from UH.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.
UH Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
- Master’s Degree in Music
- Doctorate Degree in Music
UH Music Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how UH performed in these rankings.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The music major at UH 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 Doctor’s Degree Schools||8|
|Most Focused Music Schools||431|
Earnings of UH Music Graduates
The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at UH is $49,200. This is 115% higher than $22,900, which is the national average for all music bachelor's degree recipients.
Music Student Demographics at UH
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at University of Houston.
UH Music Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 22% 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 Houston with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||20|
UH Music Master’s Program
Of the students who received a music master's degree from UH, 52% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the music master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 34% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Houston with a master's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
UH also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 11 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Arts & Media Management
- Film, Video & Photographic Arts
- Drama & Theater Arts
- Design & Applied 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 University of Houston.
|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 RJN2 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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