Best Music Education Colleges in the U.S.

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in the U.S. that offer Music Education degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 636 Music Education schools located within the U.S. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Music Education Colleges in the U.S. for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 3 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 4 Bachelor's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 6 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 17 Master's degrees, 7 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
3 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 2 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 12 Master's degrees, and 2 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
4 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California offers 1 Music Education Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 1 Master's degree.

Based on 52 Reviews
5 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 4 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 78 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 40 Master's degrees, 20 Bachelor's degrees, 18 Certificates degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
6 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 1 Music Education Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 8 Reviews
7 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 5 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 144 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 78 Master's degrees, 33 Doctoral degrees, 30 Certificates degrees, and 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
8 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 3 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Master's degrees, and 1 Doctoral degree.

Based on 128 Reviews
9 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami offers 4 Music Education Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 9 Bachelor's degrees, 3 Doctoral degrees, and 1 Master's degree.

Based on 16 Reviews
10 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University offers 2 Music Education Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Music Education with students earning 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
University of Southern California University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
5/5
16 : 1 43,401
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
University of Miami University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
5/5
11 : 1 16,825
Bucknell University Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
5/5
9 : 1 3,625
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
Gonzaga University Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
5/5
15 : 1 7,491
Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
5/5
9 : 1 11,340
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
St Olaf College St Olaf College Northfield, MN
5/5
13 : 1 3,046
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
Trinity University Trinity University San Antonio, TX
5/5
10 : 1 2,438
Concordia University-Chicago Concordia University-Chicago River Forest, IL
5/5
17 : 1 5,239
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
Hope College Hope College Holland, MI
5/5
12 : 1 3,392
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130

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