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Music Schools in Rhode Island

In 2018-2019, 79 students earned their Music degrees in RI.

In this state, Music is the 76th most popular major out of a total 204 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Rhode Island

Music majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 66
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5
Associate’s Degree 4
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

In Rhode Island, a music major is more popular with men than with women.

Music Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of music majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.1%
  • White: 62.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.3%
  • Other Races: 15.2%
Music Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 5,400 people employed in jobs related to a music degree, compared to 1,213,230 nationwide.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Music Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $71,440, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Rhode Island that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Brown University

Providence
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,777 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,334. The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#3

Rhode Island College

Providence
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,766 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,523.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,539 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public school has an average net price of $5,826. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

#5

Providence College

Providence
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,674 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $38,990. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Providence grads earn an average salary of $48,700.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,860 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $36,142. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,647 Total Students

In their early career, Salve Regina grads earn an average salary of $44,400. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Music Careers in RI

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Music Directors and Composers 7% $56,980
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6% $73,520
Musicians and Singers 4% $0
High School Teachers 3% $73,460

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to music.

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Fine & Studio Arts 364
Design & Applied Arts 263
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 102
Drama & Theater Arts 94
Dance 10

View all majors related to Music

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