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Music Schools in Florida

There are 31 Florida schools offering music programs. In 2010, 896 students graduated from programs at Florida music schools. 533 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 180 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

838 students graduate from music programs in Florida, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of music students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 42 students graduated with music certificates, 81 with an associate's level degree, 533 with a bachelor's level degree, 180 with a master's level degree, and 60 with a degree at the doctorate level.

31 music schools are located in this state. Of these, while 16 schools are private, 15 schools are public. While tuition at a public music school varies from $2,568 to $5,238, tuition at a private music school varies from $8,800 to $37,836.

Average tuition for programs in music is $12,876. While the highest tuition for music programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami, the lowest tuition in Florida, which is $2,568 per year, is at Northwest Florida State College.

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

Music Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

838 students graduate from music programs in Florida, on average, every year. This accounts for 3% of music students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 42 students graduated with music certificates, 81 with an associate's level degree, 533 with a bachelor's level degree, 180 with a master's level degree, and 60 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Music Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 27
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 22
  • Certificate 2009: 41
  • Certificate 2010: 42
  • Associate 2006: 47
  • Associate 2007: 49
  • Associate 2008: 62
  • Associate 2009: 54
  • Associate 2010: 81
  • Bachelor 2006: 464
  • Bachelor 2007: 504
  • Bachelor 2008: 471
  • Bachelor 2009: 505
  • Bachelor 2010: 533
  • Master 2006: 172
  • Master 2007: 225
  • Master 2008: 178
  • Master 2009: 202
  • Master 2010: 180
  • Doctorate 2006: 47
  • Doctorate 2007: 47
  • Doctorate 2008: 48
  • Doctorate 2009: 45
  • Doctorate 2010: 60

Music Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 98 programs in music. Of these programs, approximately 58.2% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Music Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 57
  • Master: 21
  • Doctorate: 11

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24290
  • 25th Percentile: 35140
  • Median: 43030
  • 75th Percentile: 56180
  • 90th Percentile: 88000

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16203
  • 25th Percentile: 17992
  • Median: 27435
  • 75th Percentile: 41642
  • 90th Percentile: 54018

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34429
  • Median Salary 2007: 41850
  • Median Salary 2008: 42058
  • Median Salary 2009: 40456
  • Median Salary 2010: 27435
  • Total Employed 2006: 2510
  • Total Employed 2007: 3270
  • Total Employed 2008: 3190
  • Total Employed 2009: 2890
  • Total Employed 2010: 2840

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36860
  • Median Salary 2007: 40880
  • Median Salary 2008: 42750
  • Median Salary 2009: 44120
  • Median Salary 2010: 43030
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Florida vs National Music Employment

Florida vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.235% (3350)

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1. Ave Maria University

5050 Ave Maria Blvd
Ave Maria, FL 34142-9505
(239) 280-2500

Ave Maria University, which is very close to Ave Maria, Florida, is in a rural area and Ave Maria offers one program in music. 816 students pursue degrees in 12 Ave Maria programs, overall.

2. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Southeastern University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lakeland, FL. SEU offers four music programs. SEU offers students four bachelor's level degrees in music. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Clearwater Christian College

3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759-4595
(727) 726-1153

Clearwater Christian College offers one music program and it is near the center of the city. CCC is a 4-year institution.

4. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University offers four programs in music. Out of those, it offers one certificate in music to students, two degrees at the bachelor's level in music, and one master's level degree in music. Lynn, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Boca Raton, FL. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering music.

5. Eckerd College

4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700
(727) 867-1166

Eckerd College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1958. Eckerd, which is 4.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in St. Petersburg, FL. This school offers subjects such as writing, liberal arts, and political science. This school offers students 62 bachelors level degrees. 2,346 students pursued degrees from the 62 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

6. Valencia Community College

190 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 299-2187

Valencia Community College is located in the center of Orlando. It offers two music programs. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in music and one degree at the associate's level in music. Overall, 41,583 students seek degrees in 60 Valencia Community College programs. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in music.

7. Edward Waters College

1658 Kings Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 470-8000

Edward Waters College offers one program in music and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Jacksonville, FL. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering music programs.

8. Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
(386) 481-2000

Bethune-Cookman University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Daytona Beach, FL and it offers one music program. This liberal arts college is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

9. Florida Memorial University

15800 NW 42 Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6199
(305) 626-3600

Florida Memorial University is located in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida. FMU offers two programs in music. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in music by it. 1,891 students seek degrees in 36 programs at FMU, overall.

10. Florida College

119 N Glen Arven Ave
Temple Terrace, FL 33617-5527
(813) 988-5131

Florida College offers one music program and FC is located in the suburbs of Temple Terrace, Florida. 478 students seek degrees in six programs at this very small school, overall.

11. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida and it offers one program in music. Overall, 8,995 students pursue degrees in 110 Barry programs.

12. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main, which is 7.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL. This university offers three programs in music. Specifically, this large university offers one bachelor's level music degree to students, one master's level music degree, and one music degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Florida.

13. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is in the suburbs of Largo, Florida and SPC offers one music program. 31,793 students seek degrees in 102 programs at this school, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Florida offering music programs.

14. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. It offers two music programs. Of those, it offers one music degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in music. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida. In terms of enrollment, UCF ranks first in the state of Florida.

15. Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
(407) 646-2000

Rollins College is located in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and it offers one program in music. 3,226 students pursue degrees in 40 Rollins programs, overall.

16. The Baptist College of Florida

5400 College Dr
Graceville, FL 32440
(850) 263-3261

The Baptist College of Florida offers one program in music and it is located in Graceville, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 643 students seek degrees in 14 Baptist College of Florida programs.

17. The University of Tampa

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606-1490
(813) 253-3333

The University of Tampa is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. UT offers three music programs. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in music and two bachelor's level music degrees. 6,427 students seek degrees in 66 programs at UT, overall.

18. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boca Raton, FL. Florida Atlantic offers two music programs. Of those, students are offered one music degree at the bachelor's level by this university and one degree at the master's level in music. Overall, 28,270 students pursue degrees in 136 programs at this research university. In terms of programs, FAU is the tenth largest institution in the state of Florida offering music.

19. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Panama City, FL and GCSC offers one program in music. 7,207 students seek degrees in 53 Gulf Coast Community College programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Florida.

20. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. FIU offers two music programs. Specifically, it offers students one music degree at the bachelor's level and one music degree at the master's level. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering music.

21. Stetson University

421 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32723
(386) 822-7000

Stetson University is located in the suburbs of Deland, Florida. It offers eight programs in music. It offers students eight degrees at the bachelor's level in music. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering music.

22. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida offers one program in music and UWF, which is 8.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Pensacola, FL. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

23. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. FAMU offers two music programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level music degrees by it. Overall, 13,284 students seek degrees in 96 programs at Florida A & M. Florida A & M Is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering music in terms of programs.

24. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in music. Miami Dade is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This public school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering music programs.

25. Florida Southern College

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
(863) 680-4111

Florida Southern College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lakeland, FL. Florida Southern offers two music programs. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in music by this university. FSC is a 4-year research institution.

26. Northwest Florida State College

100 College Blvd
Niceville, FL 32578-1295
(850) 678-5111

Northwest Florida State College is in the suburbs of Niceville, Florida. NWFSC offers two programs in music. Of those, it offers students one certificate in music and one associate's level degree in music. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. NWFSC ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

27. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is near the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL. UNF offers three programs in music. Students are offered three bachelor's level music degrees by UNF. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering music.

28. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Gainesville, FL. This university offers three music programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in music by UF, one master's level music degree, and one doctorate level music degree. Overall, 49,827 students seek degrees in 305 U of F programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Florida.

29. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1957. Daytona State, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona State is the 15th biggest institution in the state of Florida. Students are offered 41 certificates, 42 associates level degrees, and six degrees at the bachelors level by this school. In 2010, 18,497 students sought degrees from the 73 programs at this public school. It offers subjects including allied health and cosmetology. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

30. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is located in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. This university offers 22 music programs. Of those, students are offered seven bachelor's level music degrees by this big university, nine degrees at the master's level in music, and six degrees at the doctorate level in music. Miami is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida.

31. Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 803-2000

Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach is in the center of West Palm Beach. It offers four programs in music. This school offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in music. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

32. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tallahassee, FL. This university offers 11 music programs. More specifically, students are offered three bachelor's level music degrees by this university, five music degrees at the master's level, and three music degrees at the doctorate level. It is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Florida.

33. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University, which is several miles from Fort Myers, is in a rural setting and FGCU offers one music program. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

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