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Sacred Music Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 71 students earned their Sacred Music degrees in VA.

A Sacred Music major is the 163rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Sacred Music Majors in Virginia

Sacred Music majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 34
Master’s Degree 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, a sacred music major is more popular with men than with women.

Sacred Music Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of sacred music majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 57.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.6%
  • Other Races: 12.7%
Sacred Music Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sacred Music Grads in Virginia

There are 1,170 people in the state and 35,260 people in the nation working in sacred music jobs.

Sacred Music Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Sacred Music Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a sacred music grad in the state is $72,280, compared to a typical salary of $59,790 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Virginia that offer sacred music degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

#1

Liberty University

Lynchburg
67 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
79,152 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#2

Shenandoah University

Winchester
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,817 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $37,300 after graduation.

#3

Bethel University

Hampton
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
31 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

Sacred Music Careers in VA

Some of the careers sacred music majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Philosophy and Religion Professors 16% $63,840
Music Directors and Composers 8% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to sacred music.

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 1,892
Biblical Studies 214
Pastoral Specialized Ministries 189
Religious Education 45
Other Theology & Religion 2
Missionary Studies 1

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