Music at University of Rochester
University of Rochester is located in Rochester, New York and approximately 11,741 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,035 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Rochester in 2021, 127 of them were music majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Music section at the bottom of this page.
University of Rochester Music Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music
- Master’s Degree in Music
- Doctorate Degree in Music
University of Rochester Music Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how University of Rochester 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 University of Rochester 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 Value Music Master’s Degree Schools||242|
|Best Value Music Schools||497|
In 2021, 66 students received their master’s degree in music from University of Rochester. This makes it the #17 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.
There were 46 students who received their doctoral degrees in music, making the school the #4 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
How Much Do Music Graduates from University of Rochester Make?
The median salary of music students who receive their bachelor's degree at University of Rochester is $12,050. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $24,982 for all music students.
Music Student Demographics at University of Rochester
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at University of Rochester.
University of Rochester Music Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Rochester with a bachelor's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||6|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
University of Rochester Music Master’s Program
Of the students who received a music master's degree from University of Rochester, 56% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Rochester with a master's in music.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
University of Rochester also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2021, 46 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 NY, the home state for University of Rochester.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Art, Drama, and Music Professors||11,530||$99,870|
|Music Directors and Composers||2,780||$66,120|
|Sound Engineering Technicians||1,770||$82,030|
*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 Tomwsulcer under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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