2021 Best Music Schools in Oregon
Finding the Best Music School for You
In 2018-2019, 290 degrees and certificates were awarded to music students who went to a Oregon college or university. This makes it the #51 most popular major in the state.
There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. 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.
Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Music Schools in Oregon to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 7 schools in Oregon to see which ones offered the best programs for students.
2021 Best Music Schools in Oregon
Top Oregon Schools in Music
Our 2021 rankings named Oregon State University the best school in Oregon for music students. Oregon State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Corvallis.Request Information
Out of the 7 schools in Oregon that were part of this year’s ranking, George Fox University landed the # 2 spot on the list. GFU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the fringe town of Newberg.Request Information
The excellent programs at University of Oregon helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best music schools in Oregon. Located in the city of Eugene, UO is a public school with a very large student population.
Music majors at UO take out an average of $31,460 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $352.Request Information
A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Portland State University is a great place for music students. Located in the large city of Portland, Portland State University is a public school with a fairly large student population.
On average, music graduates from Portland State University take out $26,000 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $270, based on a 10-year repayment plan.Request Information
The excellent programs at Lewis & Clark College helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best music schools in Oregon. Lewis and Clark College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Portland.Request Information
Portland Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for music students. It came in at #6 on the list. Portland Community College is a very large public school located in the city of Portland.Request Information
Southern Oregon University ranked #7 on this year’s Best Music Schools in Oregon list. Located in the suburb of Ashland, Southern Oregon University is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.Request Information
Best Music Colleges in the Far Western US Region
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Music Related Rankings by Major
Music is one of 9 different types of programs to choose from.
Majors Similar to Music
|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 7 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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