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Music Schools in Arkansas

There are 19 schools in the state of Arkansas offering music programs. In 2010, 193 students graduated from programs at Arkansas music schools. 161 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 27 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 158 students graduate from programs in Arkansas in music each year. Of those, three students graduated with music certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 161 with a bachelor's level degree, and 27 with a master's level degree.

19 music schools are in Arkansas. Out of these, eight schools are private, while 11 schools are public. While tuition at a private music school varies from $9,450 to $32,040, public music school tuition varies from $4,804 to $6,908.

Average tuition for music programs is $9,463. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,804 each year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, while the highest tuition for music programs, which is $32,040 each year, is at Hendrix College.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in music.

Music Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 158 students graduate from programs in Arkansas in music each year. Of those, three students graduated with music certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 161 with a bachelor's level degree, and 27 with a master's level degree.

Music Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 2
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 122
  • Bachelor 2007: 136
  • Bachelor 2008: 93
  • Bachelor 2009: 137
  • Bachelor 2010: 161
  • Master 2006: 12
  • Master 2007: 19
  • Master 2008: 29
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 27

Music Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 28 music programs. Of these programs, 82.1% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Music Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 23
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18670
  • 25th Percentile: 34510
  • Median: 42690
  • 75th Percentile: 51400
  • 90th Percentile: 58630

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 47695
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42470
  • Median Salary 2007: 44283
  • Median Salary 2008: 45860
  • Median Salary 2009: 46940
  • Median Salary 2010: 47695
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39085
  • Median Salary 2007: 40755
  • Median Salary 2008: 42205
  • Median Salary 2009: 43200
  • Median Salary 2010: 42690
  • Total Employed 2006: 205
  • Total Employed 2007: 205
  • Total Employed 2008: 205
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Arkansas vs National Music Employment

Arkansas vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.422% (270)

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1. The University of the Ozarks

415 N College Ave
Clarksville, AR 72830
(479) 979-1000

The University of the Ozarks is located in town of Clarksville, Arkansas and it offers one music program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas.

2. Arkansas State University - Beebe

1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
(501) 882-3600

Arkansas State University-Beebe offers one music program. Overall, 4,683 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this college. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

3. Williams Baptist College

60 W Fulbright Avenue
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
(870) 886-6741

Williams Baptist College is in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Williams offers one music program.

4. John Brown University

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
(479) 524-9500

John Brown University offers two music programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in music. It is in town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. JBU is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. This liberal arts college is the third largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music in terms of programs.

5. Lyon College

2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501
(870) 307-7000

Lyon College offers one music program and this school is in Batesville, AR. Lyon is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Lyon is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

6. Ouachita Baptist University

410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Ouachita Baptist University offers two music programs. Ouachita offers students two music degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Overall, 1,504 students seek degrees in 36 programs at OBU. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in music.

7. Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave
Conway, AR 72032-3080
(501) 329-6811

Hendrix College is in Conway, AR and it offers one program in music. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music in terms of programs.

8. Philander Smith College

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-3799
(501) 375-9845

Philander Smith College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Little Rock, AR and it offers one music program. 696 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

9. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is 1.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one music program. Overall, 3,428 students pursue degrees in 58 programs at UAPB.

10. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is near the center of the city and this university offers one program in music. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

11. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University is in town of Russellville, Arkansas and it offers one music program. 9,815 students pursue degrees in 106 Tech programs, overall. Tech is the seventh largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

12. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas offers three programs in music. Specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in music by it and one master's level music degree. This university is in Conway, AR. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

13. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jonesboro, AR. This university offers three music programs. Of those, this university offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in music and one master's level degree in music. Overall, 13,415 students pursue degrees in 154 programs at ASU. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

14. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University is located in Searcy, AR and this university offers one program in music. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

15. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Fayetteville, AR. UALR offers three programs in music. More specifically, it offers one certificate in music to students, one bachelor's level degree in music, and one master's level degree in music. 21,405 students seek degrees in 210 programs at this university, overall. This university is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music.

16. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in music. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

17. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers one music program. UAM is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

18. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, AR. It offers two music programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in music by it. Henderson is a public 4-year institution. Henderson is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering music programs.

19. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is in Magnolia, AR and this university offers one program in music. Overall, 3,379 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at this university.