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Music Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 403 students earned their Music degrees in MO.

A Music major is the 64th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 251
Master’s Degree 94
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 37
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 37
Associate’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 4.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 75.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.2%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Music Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Missouri

30,270 people in the state and 1,213,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to music.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Music Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $54,280, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 35 colleges in Missouri that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,375 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 94% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $14,273.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
29,843 Total Students

The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at Mizzou. Graduates earn an average $39,400 after graduation. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it. 68% of the teachers are full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
11,487 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,500 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,853 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,119. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
16,441 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. 55% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UMSL grads earn an average salary of $35,400.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,071 Total Students

The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Southeast Missouri State University. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#7

Webster University

Saint Louis
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,406 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,206. In their early career, Webster grads earn an average salary of $33,700. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#9

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,468 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Lindenwood University grads earn an average salary of $34,400. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,629 Total Students

In their early career, East Central College grads earn an average salary of $24,200. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
6,006 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,635. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 91%.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
15,852 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $27,427. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate.

Music Careers in MO

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 19% $70,720
High School Teachers 5% $48,170
Musicians and Singers 2% $0
Music Directors and Composers 0% $49,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Fine & Studio Arts 561
Design & Applied Arts 420
Drama & Theater Arts 291
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 128
General Visual & Performing Arts 97
Dance 34
Arts & Media Management 21
Other Visual Art 1

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