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Music at University of Washington - Seattle Campus

If you plan to study music, take a look at what University of Washington - Seattle Campus has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UW Seattle is located in Seattle, Washington and approximately 47,576 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 students received a bachelor's degree in music from UW Seattle.

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

UW Seattle Music Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Master’s Degree in Music
  • Doctorate Degree in Music

UW Seattle Music Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks music programs across the country. The following shows how UW Seattle 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 UW Seattle 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
Most Popular Music Doctor’s Degree Schools 33
Most Popular Music Schools 119

In 2019, 18 students received their master’s degree in music from UW Seattle. This makes it the #96 most popular school for music master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 14 students who received their doctoral degrees in music, making the school the #33 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Music Student Demographics at UW Seattle

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

UW Seattle Music Bachelor’s Program

57% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 23 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in music from UW Seattle in 2019, 43% were men and 57% were women. The typical music bachelor's degree program is made up of only 45% women. So female students are more repesented at UW Seattle since its program graduates 12% more women than average.

UW Seattle Gender Breakdown of Music Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in music at UW Seattle are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% 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 Washington - Seattle Campus with a bachelor's in music.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UW Seattle Music Master’s Program

56% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 44% of music master's degrees went to men and 56% went to women.

UW Seattle Gender Breakdown of Music Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a music master's degree from UW Seattle, 78% 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 Washington - Seattle Campus with a master's in music.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Music Majors at University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UW Seattle also has a doctoral program available in music. In 2019, 14 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Seattle Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,930 $67,430
Sound Engineering Technicians 160 $77,020
Music Directors and Composers 140 $71,980

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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