2023 Best Music Bachelor's Degree Schools in District of Columbia
Finding the Best Music Bachelor's Degree School for You
In 2020-2021, 117 degrees and certificates were awarded to music students who went to a District of Columbia college or university. This makes it the #62 most popular major in the state.
It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.
To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Music Bachelor's Degree Schools in District of Columbia ranking. This report analyzed 4 schools in District of Columbia to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.
View our full ranking methodology.
2023 Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools in District of Columbia
The colleges and universities below are the best for music majors pursuing a bachelor's degree.
Top District of Columbia Schools for a Bachelor's in Music
Our analysis found American University to be the best school for music students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in District of Columbia. The American University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Washington.
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Catholic University of America. It ranked #2 on our 2023 Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools in District of Columbia list. CUA is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.
You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend George Washington University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools in District of Columbia list. Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.
A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Howard University is a great place for music students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the large city of Washington, Howard is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.
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Music Related Rankings by Major
Music is one of 10 different types of programs to choose from.
Most Popular Majors Related to Music
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Fine & Studio Arts||37,413|
|Design & Applied Arts||36,301|
|Drama & Theater Arts||17,341|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||16,778|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||6,355|
Notes and References
*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.
- Read more about our ranking methodology.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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