Music at University of Maryland - Baltimore County
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.
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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
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|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Tim Menzies under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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