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Every music school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the music program at University of Maryland - Baltimore County stacks up to those at other schools.

UMBC is located in Baltimore, Maryland and approximately 13,497 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 students received a bachelor's degree in music from UMBC.

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

UMBC Music Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music

UMBC Music Rankings

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

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 UMBC 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 Schools 374

Earnings of UMBC Music Graduates

The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at UMBC is $19,457. This is less than $24,982, which is the national average of all music majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Music Student Demographics at UMBC

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

UMBC Music Bachelor’s Program

25% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 music majors earned their bachelor's degree from UMBC. Of these graduates, 75% were men and 25% were women.


About 63% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in music at UMBC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% 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 Maryland - Baltimore County with a bachelor's in music.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UMBC also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2021, 0 student 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 MD, the home state for University of Maryland - Baltimore County.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
High School Teachers 19,330 $72,610
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,850 $74,160
Sound Engineering Technicians 280 $51,670
Music Directors and Composers 120 $58,570


*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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