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Music Schools in Connecticut

419 students earned Music degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Music is the 41st most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 228
Master’s Degree 152
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Associate’s Degree 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 7.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 62.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.2%
  • Other Races: 7.4%
Music Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 17,450 people employed in jobs related to a music degree, compared to 1,213,230 nationwide.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Music Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $77,550, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Connecticut that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Yale University

New Haven
147 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Graduates earn an average $56,600 after graduation.

#2

University of Hartford

West Hartford
100 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,770 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $29,592. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#5

Wesleyan University

Middletown
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,217 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,291.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,867 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,975. In their early career, University of New Haven grads earn an average salary of $38,600.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

A typical student attending SCSU will pay a net price of $19,291. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,208 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $16,288. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year.

#10

Connecticut College

New London
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,844 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Music Careers in CT

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6% $87,430
Musicians and Singers 6% $0
Music Directors and Composers 5% $50,280
Sound Engineering Technicians 3% $87,980
High School Teachers -3% $76,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Fine & Studio Arts 604
Design & Applied Arts 292
Drama & Theater Arts 230
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 196
Arts & Media Management 60
Dance 16

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