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Music Schools in Alabama

There are 21 schools in the state of Alabama offering music programs. In 2010, 226 students graduated with degrees from Alabama music schools. 165 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 39 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

231 students graduate from music programs in this state, on average, per year. Out of those, 39 students graduated with a music degree at the associate's level, 165 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 16 with a master's level degree, and six with a doctorate level degree.

21 music schools are located in this southern state. And of these, 12 schools are public, while nine schools are private. Private music school tuition varies from $9,896 to $27,890, while public music school tuition varies from $5,424 to $7,900.

Average tuition for music programs is $10,619. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,424 each year, is at the University of North Alabama, while the highest tuition for music programs, which is $27,890 every year, is at Birmingham Southern College.

Alabama schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in music.

Music Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

231 students graduate from music programs in this state, on average, per year. Out of those, 39 students graduated with a music degree at the associate's level, 165 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 16 with a master's level degree, and six with a doctorate level degree.

Music Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 30
  • Associate 2007: 37
  • Associate 2008: 31
  • Associate 2009: 33
  • Associate 2010: 39
  • Bachelor 2006: 183
  • Bachelor 2007: 161
  • Bachelor 2008: 188
  • Bachelor 2009: 213
  • Bachelor 2010: 165
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 10
  • Master 2009: 24
  • Master 2010: 16
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Music Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of 38 music programs. Of these programs, around 81.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Music Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 31
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31250
  • 25th Percentile: 39980
  • Median: 48790
  • 75th Percentile: 56660
  • 90th Percentile: 64900

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16266
  • 25th Percentile: 17867
  • Median: 42619
  • 75th Percentile: 66643
  • 90th Percentile: 75046

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34367
  • Median Salary 2007: 31387
  • Median Salary 2008: 24794
  • Median Salary 2009: 46592
  • Median Salary 2010: 42619
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 240
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38960
  • Median Salary 2007: 40880
  • Median Salary 2008: 42200
  • Median Salary 2009: 43520
  • Median Salary 2010: 48790
  • Total Employed 2006: 145
  • Total Employed 2007: 145
  • Total Employed 2008: 145
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Alabama vs National Music Employment

Alabama vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.969% (620)

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1. Judson College

302 Bibb St
Marion, AL 36756
(334) 683-5100

Judson College is in Marion, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Judson offers one program in music. 322 students seek degrees in 23 Judson programs, overall.

2. The University of Mobile

5735 College Parkway Drive
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
(251) 675-5990

The University of Mobile, which is several miles from Mobile, is located in a rural area. It offers two programs in music. Students are offered two bachelor's level music degrees by this school.

3. The University of Montevallo

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
(205) 665-6155

The University of Montevallo offers one program in music. This school is a public 4-year institution.

4. Birmingham Southern College

900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham, AL 35254
(205) 226-4600

Birmingham Southern College is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. Birmingham Southern offers five programs in music. Students are offered five bachelor's level music degrees by it. Overall, 1,542 students pursue degrees in 47 programs at Birmingham Southern. In terms of programs, BSC is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering music.

5. Stillman College

3601 Stillman Boulevard
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403
(205) 349-4240

Stillman College offers one program in music and Stillman, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. 1,056 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

6. Talladega College

627 W Battle St
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-6100

Talladega College offers one music program. It is a historically black 4-year institution.

7. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Miles College is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. It offers two music programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in music. Overall, 1,668 students pursue degrees in 25 Miles College programs.

8. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. It is in the suburbs of Phenix City, Alabama. This community college offers subjects such as music and forensic accounting. Students are offered nine certificates and 13 associates level degrees by this community college. 1,731 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this college. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama.

9. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL and it offers one music program. It is one of 23 community colleges in Alabama. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in music.

10. Huntingdon College

1500 East Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148
(334) 833-4222

Huntingdon College, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Montgomery, AL. Huntingdon offers two music programs. This very small school offers two bachelor's level degrees in music to students. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering music programs.

11. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one music program. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. TROY is the second biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering music.

12. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville is near the center of the city and this university offers one program in music. This medium-sized university is one of 7 research universities in Alabama.

13. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. It offers three music programs. More specifically, it offers two bachelor's level degrees in music to students and one master's level music degree. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering music.

14. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama offers one program in music and UNA, which is near the center of the city, is located in Florence, AL. It is a public 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in music.

15. John C Calhoun State Community College

6250 U S Highway 31 N
Tanner, AL 35671
(256) 306-2500

John C Calhoun State Community College offers two programs in music. Specifically, it offers one music certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in music. This college is in Tanner, Alabama, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 12,134 students seek degrees in 63 John C Calhoun State Community College programs, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering music programs.

16. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is 7.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Mobile, AL and it offers one music program. Overall, 14,776 students seek degrees in 100 University of South Alabama programs.

17. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University offers one program in music and it is located in the center of Montgomery. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

18. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University offers five programs in music. Students are offered five bachelor's level music degrees by this school. OU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Huntsville, AL. OU is a historically black 4-year institution.

19. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is near the heart of downtown and UAB offers one program in music. This large university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering music.

20. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown and AU offers one program in music. This public university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. In terms of programs, this university is the eighth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering music.

21. Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Faulkner University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1942. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL. It offers subjects including law, liberal arts, and forensic accounting. This school offers students five degrees at the associates level, 36 degrees at the bachelors level, 11 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level. 3,126 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

22. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. JSU offers two music programs. Of those, this public school offers students one bachelor's level degree in music and one degree at the master's level in music. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Alabama.

23. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers three music programs. Of those, this public university offers one bachelor's level music degree to students, one master's level degree in music, and one doctorate level degree in music. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering music.

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