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2021 Best Music Schools in Louisiana

5 Colleges
$24,567 Avg Salary
$22,550 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Music School for You

In 2018-2019, 337 degrees and certificates were awarded to music students who went to a Louisiana college or university. This makes it the #47 most popular major in the state.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. 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.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best Music Schools in Louisiana to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 5 schools in Louisiana to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Music Schools in Louisiana

Check out the music programs at these schools if you want to get the best education that money can buy.

Top Louisiana Schools in Music

Our 2021 rankings named Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College the best school in Louisiana for music students. Located in the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Music majors at Louisiana State University take out an average of $25,000 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $259.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Southeastern Louisiana University is a great place for music students. Southeastern is a large public school located in the city of Hammond.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a great place for music students. UL Lafayette is a large public school located in the midsize city of Lafayette.

After completing their degree, music graduates from UL Lafayette carry an average student debtload of $23,500. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $244.

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#4

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of New Orleans. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Music Schools in Louisiana list. Located in the large city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

While working on their degree, music majors at UNO accumulate an average of around $18,050 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $187.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Northwestern State University of Louisiana. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Music Schools in Louisiana list. NSU is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Natchitoches.

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Best Music Colleges in the Southeast Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 504
Florida 1,336
Virginia 626
North Carolina 537
Tennessee 745
South Carolina 265
Kentucky 305
Alabama 334
Arkansas 181
Mississippi 180
West Virginia 115

One of 9 majors within the area of study, music has other similar majors worth exploring.

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 5 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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