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Music Schools in Connecticut

There are 14 Connecticut schools offering music programs. In 2010, 465 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut music schools. 274 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 141 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

468 students graduate from programs in this state in music, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of music students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 35 students graduated with music certificates, three with a degree at the associate's level, 274 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 141 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

14 music schools are located in this state. And out of these, while eight schools are private, six schools are public. While public music school tuition varies from $7,861 to $10,416, tuition at a private music school varies from $26,370 to $42,420.

Average tuition for music programs is $24,048. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 every year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, while the highest tuition for music programs, which is $42,420 each year, is at Trinity College.

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

Music Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

468 students graduate from programs in this state in music, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of music students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 35 students graduated with music certificates, three with a degree at the associate's level, 274 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 141 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Music Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 33
  • Certificate 2007: 38
  • Certificate 2008: 33
  • Certificate 2009: 37
  • Certificate 2010: 35
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 231
  • Bachelor 2007: 232
  • Bachelor 2008: 240
  • Bachelor 2009: 215
  • Bachelor 2010: 274
  • Master 2006: 196
  • Master 2007: 169
  • Master 2008: 175
  • Master 2009: 185
  • Master 2010: 141
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 19
  • Doctorate 2008: 23
  • Doctorate 2009: 17
  • Doctorate 2010: 12

Music Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 38 music programs. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Music Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21160
  • 25th Percentile: 33860
  • Median: 56380
  • 75th Percentile: 75150
  • 90th Percentile: 89300

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18803
  • 25th Percentile: 28205
  • Median: 79539
  • 75th Percentile: 92997
  • 90th Percentile: 116314

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34451
  • Median Salary 2007: 24232
  • Median Salary 2008: 27019
  • Median Salary 2009: 80122
  • Median Salary 2010: 79539
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 580
  • Total Employed 2010: 580

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53240
  • Median Salary 2007: 49170
  • Median Salary 2008: 51840
  • Median Salary 2009: 55660
  • Median Salary 2010: 56380
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Connecticut vs National Music Employment

Connecticut vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.250% (800)

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1. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut and it offers one program in music. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Connecticut.

2. Wesleyan University

237 High St
Middletown, CT 6459
(860) 685-2000

Wesleyan University is located in the center of Middletown. Wesleyan offers three music programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level music degree by it, one master's level degree in music, and one degree at the doctorate level in music. 3,215 students seek degrees in 78 Wesleyan programs, overall. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering music programs.

3. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is located in the center of New Haven. It offers eight programs in music. Specifically, it offers two certificates in music to students, one bachelor's level music degree, three music degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level music degrees. YU is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering music.

4. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Danbury, CT. WCSU offers two music programs. Western offers students two bachelor's level degrees in music. It is a public 4-year institution. Western is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in music.

5. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. It offers eight music programs. Out of those, this university offers four bachelor's level music degrees to students, three master's level degrees in music, and one doctorate level degree in music. It is one of 4 research universities in Connecticut. It is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering music in terms of programs.

6. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is in town of Storrs, Connecticut. This university offers six programs in music. More specifically, Uconn offers one certificate in music to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in music, two degrees at the master's level in music, and two doctorate level music degrees. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Uconn is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering music in terms of programs.

7. Connecticut College

270 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 6320
(860) 447-1911

Connecticut College, which is near the center of the city, is in New London, CT. It offers two music programs. Students are offered two music degrees at the bachelor's level by it. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in music.

8. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University offers one program in music and Eastern is in town of Willimantic, Connecticut. This liberal arts college is a public 4-year institution.

9. Trinity College

300 Summit St
Hartford, CT 06106-3100
(860) 297-2000

Trinity College offers one music program and this school, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Hartford, CT. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

10. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. UNH offers two music programs. This school offers two bachelor's level music degrees to students. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering music in terms of programs.

11. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and this school offers one music program. It is a 4-year institution.

12. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is 1.6 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one music program. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering music in terms of programs.

13. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University offers one program in music and this school is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in music.

14. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Haven, CT and Southern offers one program in music. 11,964 students seek degrees in 95 programs at SCSU, overall. SCSU ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.