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137 students earned Music degrees in Nebraska in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Music is the 62nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 89
Master’s Degree 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 80.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.6%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Music Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Nebraska

8,510 people in the state and 1,213,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to music.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for Music Jobs in Nebraska

Music grads earn an average of $57,500 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Nebraska that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
25,820 Total Students

The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at UNL. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,431 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year. A typical student attending UNOMAHA will pay a net price of $13,511.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,327 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,200 a year. 72% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,095 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $23,259. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,300 a year.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,008 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
2,448 Total Students

The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at Chadron State College. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,424 Total Students

An average student at Concordia University, Nebraska will pay a net price of $20,331. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

#8

Hastings College

Hastings
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,080 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,300 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.30%.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,633 Total Students

In their early career, WSC grads earn an average salary of $33,000. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,910 Total Students

The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Creighton. In their early career, Creighton grads earn an average salary of $47,500. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
807 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,595. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year.

Music Careers in NE

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Music Directors and Composers 8% $44,240
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6% $64,190
High School Teachers 6% $56,750
Sound Engineering Technicians 0% $0
Musicians and Singers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Design & Applied Arts 263
Fine & Studio Arts 175
Drama & Theater Arts 99
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 30
Arts & Media Management 11
Dance 2

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