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Music Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 751 students earned their Music degrees in MI.

In this state, Music is the 40th most popular major out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 425
Master’s Degree 218
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 66
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 66
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 66
Associate’s Degree 22
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 66.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.9%
  • Other Races: 8.1%
Music Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Michigan

28,970 people in the state and 1,213,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to music.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Music Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $62,950, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 39 colleges in Michigan that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

224 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,010.

168 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. A typical student attending Michigan State will pay a net price of $18,984. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,300 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 56% of the teachers are full time.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,300 a year. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average.

#6

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,264 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,062.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time.

#9

Andrews University

Berrien Springs
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
3,407 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $20,399.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 9.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Music Careers in MI

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $72,390
Sound Engineering Technicians 6% $60,290
High School Teachers 6% $62,040
Musicians and Singers 4% $0
Music Directors and Composers 2% $45,100

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Design & Applied Arts 1,113
Fine & Studio Arts 835
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 584
Drama & Theater Arts 327
Dance 97
Arts & Media Management 67
Other Visual Art 27
General Visual & Performing Arts 15

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