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2021 Best Music Schools in Nevada

3 Colleges
$38,700 Avg Salary
$42,713 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Music School for You

Music is the #66 most popular major in Nevada with 81 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Best Music Schools in Nevada ranking. Our analysis looked at 3 schools in Nevada to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Music Schools in Nevada

The colleges and universities below are the best for music majors pursuing a .

Top Nevada Schools in Music

Our 2021 rankings named University of Nevada - Las Vegas the best school in Nevada for music students. UNLV is a fairly large public school located in the city of Las Vegas.

Music majors at UNLV take out an average of $51,138 in student loans while working on their egree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $578, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means University of Nevada - Reno is a great place for music students. Located in the large city of Reno, UNR is a public college with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, music graduates from UNR carry an average student debtload of $25,864. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $268.

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College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

The excellent programs at College of Southern Nevada helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best music schools in Nevada. Located in the city of Las Vegas, CSN is a public college with a very large student population.

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Best Music Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Music Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 3,615
Washington 463
Oregon 290
Hawaii 44
Alaska 11

Music is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Fine & Studio Arts 40,751
Design & Applied Arts 36,179
Drama & Theater Arts 17,726
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 16,756
General Visual & Performing Arts 5,720

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 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).

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