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Music Schools in Georgia

504 students earned Music degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Music is the 66th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 320
Master’s Degree 81
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 34
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 34
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 23
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 23
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 23
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 20
Associate’s Degree 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 21.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 52.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.7%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Music Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Georgia

30,530 people in the state and 1,213,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to music.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Music Jobs in Georgia

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $62,640, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 38 colleges in Georgia that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, UGA grads earn an average salary of $39,900. This public school has an average net price of $13,971.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
34,316 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,519. In their early career, Georgia State grads earn an average salary of $35,200. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
182 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $16,600 after graduation.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 62%. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Emory University

Atlanta
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $57,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 63% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at KSU Georgia.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,278.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,806 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. An average student at AIU Atlanta will pay a net price of $15,143.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,733 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 81%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,234.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Music Careers in GA

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Sound Engineering Technicians 18% $59,450
High School Teachers 15% $57,430
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 15% $64,250
Musicians and Singers 9% $0
Music Directors and Composers 6% $64,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Design & Applied Arts 2,117
Fine & Studio Arts 924
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 768
Drama & Theater Arts 412
Arts & Media Management 147
General Visual & Performing Arts 69
Dance 33

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