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Music Schools in Colorado

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

As a degree choice, Music is the 35th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 344
Master’s Degree 174
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 24
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 24
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Associate’s Degree 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.1%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.1%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Music Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Colorado

There are 19,610 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Music Jobs in Colorado

Music grads earn an average of $52,990 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Colorado that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
36,681 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 69%. 64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
25,645 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.00% which is lower than average. A typical student attending CU Anschutz will pay a net price of $15,446. 76% of students get financical aid.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
13,437 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 59% of the teachers are full time.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,478 Total Students

A typical student attending Colorado State will pay a net price of $19,800. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
11,952 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,192 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,204. The student loan default rate of 7.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,100 a year.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,319 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate. In their early career, FLC grads earn an average salary of $28,100. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
3,110 Total Students

45% of the teachers are full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year.

#9

Naropa University

Boulder
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
953 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. The 3.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
6,736 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 52%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,556.

Music Careers in CO

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 26% $55,400
Music Directors and Composers 25% $41,780
Musicians and Singers 21% $0
High School Teachers 20% $51,780

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Fine & Studio Arts 534
Design & Applied Arts 360
Drama & Theater Arts 225
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 225
General Visual & Performing Arts 34
Dance 30
Arts & Media Management 29

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