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181 Music students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Music is the 60th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 133
Master’s Degree 39
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of music majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 74.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.5%
  • Other Races: 1.1%
Music Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 12,070 people employed in jobs related to a music degree, compared to 1,213,230 nationwide.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Music Jobs in Arkansas

Music grads earn an average of $51,780 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Arkansas that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,778 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,177 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,600 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. 78% of the teachers are full time.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
3,111 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,709 Total Students

A typical student attending A-State will pay a net price of $13,605. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. In their early career, A-State grads earn an average salary of $27,500.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,961 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,583. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,579 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,200 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,684.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,121 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. 81% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,101 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 9.10% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
10,515 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,102. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,660 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,881. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,557 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

Music Careers in AR

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11% $53,840
High School Teachers 9% $50,760
Music Directors and Composers 8% $0
Sound Engineering Technicians 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Fine & Studio Arts 197
Design & Applied Arts 193
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 82
Drama & Theater Arts 75
General Visual & Performing Arts 11
Other Visual Art 9
Dance 8
Arts & Media Management 4

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