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Music Schools in Florida

1,336 Music students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Music is the 50th most popular major out of a total 294 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 826
Master’s Degree 208
Associate’s Degree 188
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 52
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 52
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 23
Post-Master’s Certificate 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 21
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 12.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.0%
  • White: 44.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Music Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Florida

There are 54,680 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Music Jobs in Florida

In this state, music grads earn an average of $56,010. Nationwide, they make an average of $63,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 38 colleges in Florida that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Full Sail University

Winter Park
346 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
20,170 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Full Sail University grads earn an average salary of $29,100.

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.40%.

#3

University of Miami

Coral Gables
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,841. In their early career, U Miami grads earn an average salary of $47,500.

#4

University of Florida

Gainesville
88 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UF. This public school has an average net price of $8,057.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.72 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

#7

Valencia College

Orlando
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
46,521 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. 31% of the teachers are full time.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
16,776 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.64 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 96%.

#9

Lynn University

Boca Raton
41 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,093 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $37,274. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Lynn University Fighting Knights.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,838. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.42 years to complete their degree at USF Tampa.

Music Careers in FL

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 17% $63,850
Musicians and Singers 14% $0
High School Teachers 14% $52,120
Music Directors and Composers 13% $53,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1,500
Fine & Studio Arts 1,437
Design & Applied Arts 1,422
General Visual & Performing Arts 848
Drama & Theater Arts 703
Arts & Media Management 626
Dance 114
Other Visual Art 21

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