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2021 Best Music Schools in New Mexico

3 Colleges
$23,000 Avg Salary
$27,979 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Music School for You

In 2018-2019, 86 degrees and certificates were awarded to music students who went to a New Mexico college or university. This makes it the #75 most popular major in the state.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

The Best Music Schools in New Mexico ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 3 schools in New Mexico to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best Music Schools in New Mexico

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

Top New Mexico Schools in Music

Our 2021 rankings named University of New Mexico - Main Campus the best school in New Mexico for music students. Located in the city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public college with a very large student population.

Music majors at UNM take out an average of $30,458 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $355.

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A rank of #2 on this year’s list means New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a great place for music students. New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Las Cruces.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Music Schools in New Mexico list. Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a moderately-sized public school located in the town of Portales.

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Best Music Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Texas 2,249
Arizona 277
Oklahoma 408

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 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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