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Music Schools in Kansas

There are 16 Kansas schools offering music programs. 195 students graduated from programs at Kansas music schools in 2010. 109 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 59 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 184 students graduate from music programs in this state every year. Of those, six students graduated with an associate's level degree in music, 109 with a bachelor's level degree, 59 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

16 music schools are in Kansas. Out of these, eight schools are private, while eight schools are public. Public music school tuition varies from $3,942 to $8,733, while private music school tuition varies from $19,625 to $22,280.

Average tuition for programs in music is $11,903. The lowest tuition in Kansas, which is $3,942 each year, is at Fort Hays State University, while the highest tuition for music programs, which is $22,280 per year, is at Baker University.

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

Music Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 184 students graduate from music programs in this state every year. Of those, six students graduated with an associate's level degree in music, 109 with a bachelor's level degree, 59 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Music Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 99
  • Bachelor 2007: 90
  • Bachelor 2008: 109
  • Bachelor 2009: 87
  • Bachelor 2010: 109
  • Master 2006: 52
  • Master 2007: 43
  • Master 2008: 47
  • Master 2009: 62
  • Master 2010: 59
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 19
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 12
  • Doctorate 2010: 21

Music Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in Kansas offer a total of 30 programs in music. Of these programs, around 73.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Music Program Availability in Kansas

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22410
  • 25th Percentile: 35470
  • Median: 42560
  • 75th Percentile: 49160
  • 90th Percentile: 58360

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16952
  • 25th Percentile: 30659
  • Median: 35838
  • 75th Percentile: 41954
  • 90th Percentile: 45531

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34386
  • Median Salary 2007: 23192
  • Median Salary 2008: 33280
  • Median Salary 2009: 17888
  • Median Salary 2010: 35838
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 85

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38830
  • Median Salary 2007: 40270
  • Median Salary 2008: 41755
  • Median Salary 2009: 42200
  • Median Salary 2010: 42560
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Kansas vs National Music Employment

Kansas vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.680% (435)

Music Schools in Kansas

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College is in Atchison, KS and BC offers one program in music. Overall, 1,909 students pursue degrees in 42 Benedictine programs. In terms of programs, BC is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering music.

2. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

Founded in 1967, the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. This public school offers students 19 certificates and 64 associates level degrees. 1,870 students pursued degrees from the 66 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects such as business and psychology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

3. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Founded in 1887, Bethel College-North Newton is a 4-year institution. This school is in North Newton, KS. It offers subjects including education, nursing, and science. It offers students five certificates and 21 degrees at the bachelors level. 476 students pursued degrees from the 26 programs at Bethel in 2010. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

4. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University offers one program in music and it is in Baldwin City, KS. 3,661 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at this liberal arts college, overall. This school ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

5. Sterling College

125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
(620) 278-2173

Founded in 1887, Sterling College is a 4-year institution. This school is in town of Sterling, Kansas. This very small school offers subjects such as chemistry and teaching. SC offers students 19 degrees at the bachelors level. In 2010, 736 students pursued degrees from the 19 programs at Sterling. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

6. Coffeyville Community College

400 W 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337-5064
(620) 251-7700

Coffeyville Community College offers one program in music. Overall, 2,037 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this college. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering music in terms of programs.

7. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers one program in music. It is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas.

8. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is located in town of Lindsborg, Kansas. It offers two programs in music. Students are offered two music degrees at the bachelor's level by this liberal arts college. Overall, 610 students seek degrees in 51 programs at Bethany.

9. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers two music programs. Specifically, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in music to students and one degree at the master's level in music. It is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

10. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University offers one program in music and this school is located in Salina, KS. This very small school is a 4-year institution.

11. McPherson College

1600 E Euclid
McPherson, KS 67460-1402
(620) 242-0400

McPherson College offers one program in music. Overall, 707 students pursue degrees in 17 McPherson College programs.

12. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1923. It is in Parsons, KS. It offers subjects such as music production and law enforcement. This community college offers students 12 certificates and 37 associates level degrees. 1,915 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

13. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Founded in 1923, Allen County Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is located in town of Iola, Kansas. This college offers subjects including healthcare management, history, and business administration. It offers 11 certificates and 48 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,898 students pursued degrees from the 50 programs at this college. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

14. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is located in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. MNU offers two programs in music. This school offers two bachelor's level music degrees to students. MNU is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

15. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College offers three programs in music. More specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in music by it and one music degree at the master's level. It is located in Winfield, KS. 1,791 students seek degrees in 86 programs at this school, overall.

16. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS. This university offers three music programs. More specifically, it offers one music degree at the bachelor's level to students, one music degree at the master's level, and one music degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

17. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers two programs in music. Out of those, Pitt State offers one music degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in music. Pitt State is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. PSU is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering music in terms of programs.

18. Friends University

2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 295-5000

Friends University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. It offers three music programs. It offers students three degrees at the bachelor's level in music. 2,782 students pursue degrees in 68 programs at this small school, overall. Friends is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering music in terms of programs.

19. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Founded in 1965, Barton County Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is the 12th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 20 certificates and 79 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 4,495 students pursued degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects including business and forestry. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

20. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Founded in 1935, Dodge City Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in town of Dodge City, Kansas. Students are offered 19 certificates and 56 degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 1,807 students sought degrees from the 58 programs at this public college. This college offers subjects including advanced nursing and allied health. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this college. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

21. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is 1.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Topeka, KS. This school offers two music programs. It offers two bachelor's level music degrees to students. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering music in terms of programs.

22. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Founded in 1908, Tabor College is a 4-year institution. Tabor is in town of Hillsboro, Kansas. This school offers subjects including business administration and human resources. Students are offered four associates level degrees, 48 bachelors level degrees, and one masters level degree by it. In 2010, 669 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

23. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University is in town of Manhattan, Kansas. This university offers two music programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level music degree by it and one degree at the master's level in music. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. Kansas State is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering music programs.

24. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown. This university offers three programs in music. Out of those, students are offered two music degrees at the bachelor's level by WSU and one music degree at the master's level. Overall, 14,577 students pursue degrees in 131 Wichita State programs. This large university is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering music.

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