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Music Schools in Ohio

1,132 students earned Music degrees in Ohio in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Music is the 36th most popular major in the state out of a total 315 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 650
Master’s Degree 339
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 70
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 70
Associate’s Degree 38
Post-Master’s Certificate 20
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 20
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 14
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 14
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in OH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 60.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.8%
  • Other Races: 10.8%
Music Majors in OH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Ohio

There are 58,400 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. OH

Wages for Music Jobs in Ohio

Music grads earn an average of $48,060 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 55 colleges in Ohio that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
37,886 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#2

Oberlin College

Oberlin
134 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
2,812 Total Students

An average student at Oberlin will pay a net price of $35,555. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
402 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 1.00% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
17,540 Total Students

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at BGSU. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 8.60% which is lower than average.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
61,170 Total Students

In their early career, Ohio State grads earn an average salary of $37,900. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,704.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,480 Total Students

In their early career, OHIO Athens grads earn an average salary of $32,700. 94% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at OHIO Athens.

#7

Capital University

Columbus
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,213 Total Students

An average student at Capital will pay a net price of $21,973. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. The full-time teacher rate is 42%.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
3,709 Total Students

53% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,669. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
28,122 Total Students

The average student takes 4.50 years to complete their degree at Kent State. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.20%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,000 a year.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
19,934 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The 7.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,400 a year.

Music Careers in OH

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 8% $69,290
Sound Engineering Technicians 6% $45,210
High School Teachers 6% $61,740
Musicians and Singers 2% $0
Music Directors and Composers 1% $42,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in OH
Design & Applied Arts 1,988
Fine & Studio Arts 823
Drama & Theater Arts 511
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 339
General Visual & Performing Arts 207
Dance 114
Arts & Media Management 90
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 22

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