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Music Schools in Arizona

There are six schools in the state of Arizona offering music programs. 303 students graduated from programs at Arizona music schools in 2010. 123 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 106 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 276 students graduate from programs in this state in music every year. This accounts for 1% of music students who US schools graduate. More specifically, nine students graduated with a music degree at the associate's level, 123 with a bachelor's level degree, 106 with a master's level degree, and 65 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Six music schools are located in this state. And out of these, two schools are private, while four schools are public. While private music school tuition is $26,235, public music school tuition varies from $7,672 to $8,237.

Average tuition for music programs is $14,612. While the highest tuition for music programs, which is $26,235 every year, is at Prescott College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,672 each year, is at Northern Arizona University.

Schools in Arizona offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for music students.

Music Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

On average, 276 students graduate from programs in this state in music every year. This accounts for 1% of music students who US schools graduate. More specifically, nine students graduated with a music degree at the associate's level, 123 with a bachelor's level degree, 106 with a master's level degree, and 65 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Music Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 128
  • Bachelor 2007: 147
  • Bachelor 2008: 124
  • Bachelor 2009: 143
  • Bachelor 2010: 123
  • Master 2006: 78
  • Master 2007: 95
  • Master 2008: 92
  • Master 2009: 93
  • Master 2010: 106
  • Doctorate 2006: 40
  • Doctorate 2007: 33
  • Doctorate 2008: 28
  • Doctorate 2009: 48
  • Doctorate 2010: 65

Music Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 33 programs in music. Of these programs, around 54.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Music Program Availability in Arizona

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 18
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28440
  • 25th Percentile: 33500
  • Median: 39100
  • 75th Percentile: 47790
  • 90th Percentile: 57390

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50290
  • 25th Percentile: 59165
  • Median: 69605
  • 75th Percentile: 80045
  • 90th Percentile: 92050

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34457
  • Median Salary 2007: 20072
  • Median Salary 2008: 34560
  • Median Salary 2009: 49046
  • Median Salary 2010: 69605
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 575
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21420
  • Median Salary 2007: 22160
  • Median Salary 2008: 27910
  • Median Salary 2009: 38000
  • Median Salary 2010: 39100
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Arizona vs National Music Employment

Arizona vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.172% (750)

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1. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix is near the center of the city and it offers one program in music.

2. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College offers one music program and this college is located in Thatcher, AZ. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It is the oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in music.

3. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1969. This college, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is in a rural area. It is the 15th largest institution in the state of Arizona. Students are offered 49 certificates and 42 degrees at the associates level by this college. 11,257 students sought degrees from the 59 programs at this community college in 2010. This community college offers subjects such as science, computer programming, and forensic science. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

4. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University offers ten music programs. Out of those, NAU offers four bachelor's level degrees in music to students and six degrees at the master's level in music. This research university, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

5. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College offers one program in music and it is near Yuma, AZ. 8,545 students seek degrees in 104 Arizona Western College programs, overall. This medium-sized school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering music programs.

6. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1927. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Glendale, AZ. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. It offers subjects such as entrepreneurship, accounting, and allied health. This college offers 43 certificates and 51 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 21,373 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

7. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. Arizona offers ten music programs. Specifically, students are offered eight bachelor's level degrees in music by the UA, one master's level degree in music, and one doctorate level degree in music. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. Arizona is the second oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in music.

8. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers three music programs. More specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in music by this school and one master's level degree in music. 1,132 students seek degrees in 279 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering music in terms of programs.

9. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Founded in 1965, Mesa Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Mesa, AZ. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona. Students are offered 67 certificates and 66 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 26,408 students pursued degrees from the 96 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as ESL and computer science. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

10. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1920. This college, which is 2.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is the 12th largest institution in the state of Arizona. It offers subjects such as finance, medical transcription, and medical coding. Students are offered 70 certificates and 67 associates level degrees by it. 13,000 students sought degrees from the 94 programs at this community college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This large college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

11. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1964. It is in Douglas, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 64 certificates and 69 degrees at the associates level by it. 5,585 students sought degrees from the 111 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including science and computer animation. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.