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Music Schools in Maryland

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

In terms of popularity, Music is the 44th most popular major in the state out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 200
Master’s Degree 154
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 38
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 38
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 38
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 27
Post-Master’s Certificate 27
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 20
Associate’s Degree 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 11.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 44.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.0%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Music Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 22,170 people employed in jobs related to a music degree, compared to 1,213,230 nationwide.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Music Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $58,570, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Maryland that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

212 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $62,700 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,200 a year. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Cecil College

North East
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,391 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,919.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 53% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,712 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,991. Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,295 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.70%. Graduates earn an average $31,600 after graduation.

#8

Salisbury University

Salisbury
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Salisbury. This public school has an average net price of $17,686.

#9

St Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,582 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $20,637.

#10

Washington College

Chestertown
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,367 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Washington College grads earn an average salary of $38,900.

Music Careers in MD

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Music Directors and Composers 9% $48,830
Sound Engineering Technicians 9% $46,560
High School Teachers 8% $71,170
Musicians and Singers 7% $0
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 7% $69,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Fine & Studio Arts 751
Design & Applied Arts 629
Drama & Theater Arts 167
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 136
General Visual & Performing Arts 102
Dance 48
Other Visual Art 25
Arts & Media Management 11

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