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340 students earned Music degrees in Minnesota in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Music is the 64th most popular major out of a total 288 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 249
Master’s Degree 40
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 31
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 31
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 31
Associate’s Degree 19
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 76.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.4%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Music Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Minnesota

There are 23,920 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Music Jobs in Minnesota

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $64,610, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Minnesota that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,734 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $41,800 after graduation. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UMN Twin Cities.

#2

St Olaf College

Northfield
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
3,048 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,700 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 71%.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
11,024 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,319. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at UMN Duluth.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,129 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,573. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,200 a year.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
3,623 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.60%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,035 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,904. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
2,241 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $41,700 after graduation.

#8

Augsburg University

Minneapolis
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,419 Total Students

In their early career, Augsburg grads earn an average salary of $38,200. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,111 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.28 years. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,845 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 49%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.90%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
739 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,749. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.40%.

Music Careers in MN

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Musicians and Singers 5% $0
Music Directors and Composers 5% $72,630
High School Teachers 5% $61,570
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 5% $67,320
Sound Engineering Technicians 0% $43,030

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Design & Applied Arts 622
Fine & Studio Arts 461
Drama & Theater Arts 296
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 210
General Visual & Performing Arts 57
Dance 47
Arts & Media Management 28

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