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Music Schools in Maine

41 students earned Music degrees in Maine in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Music is the 86th most popular major in the state out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 33
Master’s Degree 7
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 75.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 9.8%
Music Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Maine

There are 6,090 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Music Jobs in Maine

Music grads earn an average of $54,240 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Maine that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 34%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
12% Graduation Rate
4,128 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,917.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, UMaine grads earn an average salary of $33,800.


Bowdoin College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,828 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,300. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.


Bates College

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $43,100 after graduation. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years.


Colby College

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 92%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Music Careers in ME

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 0% $63,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Fine & Studio Arts 148
Drama & Theater Arts 40
Design & Applied Arts 35
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 21
General Visual & Performing Arts 6
Dance 5
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 3

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