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Music Schools in Vermont

In 2018-2019, 80 students earned their Music degrees in VT.

In terms of popularity, Music is the 43rd most popular major in the state out of a total 192 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Vermont

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 61
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in VT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of music majors in Vermont is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 76.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.0%
  • Other Races: 11.2%
Music Majors in VT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Vermont

2,170 people in the state and 1,213,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to music.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. VT

Wages for Music Jobs in Vermont

A typical salary for a music grad in the state is $56,130, compared to a typical salary of $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
2,590 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.60 years to graduate.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average.


Bennington College

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
811 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.


University of Vermont

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
13,395 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,950 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $29,490. In their early career, Saint Michael's grads earn an average salary of $40,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.


Middlebury College

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,611 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.30%. The full-time teacher rate is 87%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,587.


Castleton University

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,196 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,913. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Music Careers in VT

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title VT Job Growth VT Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 0% $0
High School Teachers -3% $63,890
Music Directors and Composers -8% $55,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in VT
Fine & Studio Arts 152
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 101
Design & Applied Arts 87
General Visual & Performing Arts 76
Drama & Theater Arts 71
Other Visual Art 21
Arts & Media Management 14
Dance 7

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