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Music Schools in Oregon

291 Music students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Music major is the 51st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Oregon

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 206
Master’s Degree 57
Associate’s Degree 18
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in OR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.2%
  • White: 61.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.0%
  • Other Races: 12.0%
Music Majors in OR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Oregon

14,430 people in the state and 1,213,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to music.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. OR

Wages for Music Jobs in Oregon

Music grads earn an average of $46,000 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Oregon that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

104 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
22,644 Total Students

The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,278 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,707. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $29,400 after graduation.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
25,711 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.70%. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
5,185 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,308. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
30,986 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. 77% of the teachers are full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
27,046 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,505. In their early career, Portland Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,800.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,396 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $35,919. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
2,363 Total Students

In their early career, Willamette grads earn an average salary of $33,500. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 73%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,941 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. 98% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,978 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,500 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.60%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
1,183 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 4.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years.

#10

Pacific University

Forest Grove
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,938 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years.

Music Careers in OR

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title OR Job Growth OR Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 13% $65,980
High School Teachers 9% $71,910
Musicians and Singers 9% $0
Music Directors and Composers 4% $44,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in OR
Design & Applied Arts 502
Fine & Studio Arts 461
Drama & Theater Arts 175
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 169
General Visual & Performing Arts 64
Arts & Media Management 22
Dance 11
Other Visual Art 10

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