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Music Schools in Kentucky

There are 19 Kentucky schools offering music programs. 287 students graduated from programs at Kentucky music schools in 2010. 191 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 82 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

287 students graduate from music programs in Kentucky, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from music programs. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in music, one with a degree at the associate's level, 191 with a bachelor's level degree, 82 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a doctorate level degree.

19 music schools are located in Kentucky. And of these, while eight schools are public, 11 schools are private. While private music school tuition varies from $910 to $32,600, tuition at a public music school varies from $5,720 to $8,610.

Average tuition for music programs is $12,413. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $910 each year, is at Berea College, the highest tuition for music programs, which is $32,600 each year, is at Centre College.

Music schools in Kentucky offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Music Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

287 students graduate from music programs in Kentucky, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from music programs. Out of those, one student graduated with certificates in music, one with a degree at the associate's level, 191 with a bachelor's level degree, 82 with a master's level degree, and 12 with a doctorate level degree.

Music Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 166
  • Bachelor 2007: 202
  • Bachelor 2008: 212
  • Bachelor 2009: 212
  • Bachelor 2010: 191
  • Master 2006: 75
  • Master 2007: 77
  • Master 2008: 67
  • Master 2009: 83
  • Master 2010: 82
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 8
  • Doctorate 2008: 9
  • Doctorate 2009: 17
  • Doctorate 2010: 12

Music Program Availability in Kentucky

Kentucky schools offer a total of 37 programs in music. Of these programs, close to 64.9% 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 Kentucky

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 24
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

Music Composers and Arrangers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15640
  • 25th Percentile: 16470
  • Median: 19270
  • 75th Percentile: 36450
  • 90th Percentile: 40690

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

Musicians and Singers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37918
  • 25th Percentile: 41122
  • Median: 46717
  • 75th Percentile: 54683
  • 90th Percentile: 59467

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

Musicians and Singers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34474
  • Median Salary 2007: 28829
  • Median Salary 2008: 31803
  • Median Salary 2009: 32864
  • Median Salary 2010: 46717
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 390
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

Music Composers and Arrangers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38820
  • Median Salary 2007: 40145
  • Median Salary 2008: 41810
  • Median Salary 2009: 30540
  • Median Salary 2010: 19270
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 35
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 45
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Kentucky vs National Music Employment

Kentucky vs National Music Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.375% (240)

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1. Bellarmine University

2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205-0671
(502) 272-8000

Bellarmine University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Louisville, KY. This school offers two programs in music. Students are offered two music degrees at the bachelor's level by this school. It is a 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering music in terms of programs.

2. Transylvania University

300 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797
(859) 233-8300

Transylvania University is located in the center of Lexington and it offers one program in music. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Georgetown College

400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
(502) 863-8000

Georgetown College offers one program in music. GC is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This liberal arts college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kentucky offering music programs.

4. The University of the Cumberlands

6191 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769
(606) 549-2200

The University of the Cumberlands is located in town of Williamsburg, Kentucky and this school offers one program in music. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

5. Kentucky State University

400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-2355
(502) 597-6000

Kentucky State University is in Frankfort, KY and this school offers one music program. It is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

6. Kentucky Christian University

100 Academic Pkwy
Grayson, KY 41143-1199
(606) 474-3000

Kentucky Christian University offers one program in music and it is located in Grayson, KY. Overall, 651 students seek degrees in 21 programs at this school.

7. Centre College

600 W Walnut St
Danville, KY 40422-1394
(859) 238-5200

Centre College is located in Danville, KY and Centre offers one music program. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky.

8. Berea College

101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404-2182
(859) 985-3000

Berea College offers two music programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in music. Overall, 1,613 students seek degrees in 53 programs at this liberal arts college.

9. Thomas More College

333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017-3495
(859) 341-5800

Thomas More College is located in the suburbs of Crestview Hills, Kentucky and TMC offers one program in music. Thomas More is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. TMC is the biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering music in terms of programs.

10. Kentucky Wesleyan College

3000 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 926-3111

Kentucky Wesleyan College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Owensboro, KY. KWC offers two programs in music. It offers two bachelor's level music degrees to students. This school is one of 15 liberal arts colleges in Kentucky. This liberal arts college is the third largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering music in terms of programs.

11. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is located in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. NKU offers two music programs. More specifically, this public school offers one certificate in music to students and one music degree at the bachelor's level. 15,716 students pursue degrees in 110 programs at NKU, overall.

12. Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr
Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
(859) 858-3511

Asbury University offers one program in music and it is in Wilmore, KY. Overall, 1,623 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this liberal arts college.

13. The University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0032
(859) 257-9000

The University of Kentucky is in the center of Lexington. UK offers six programs in music. Out of those, it offers students two music degrees at the bachelor's level, two master's level music degrees, and two doctorate level degrees in music. Overall, 27,108 students pursue degrees in 242 programs at UK. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Kentucky.

14. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bowling Green, KY. It offers two programs in music. This university offers two music degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Overall, 20,897 students seek degrees in 160 programs at this university.

15. Morehead State University

University Blvd
Morehead, KY 40351
(606) 783-2221

Morehead State University offers three music programs. Out of those, MSU offers one bachelor's level music degree to students and two master's level music degrees. Overall, 8,541 students pursue degrees in 84 MSU programs.

16. The University of Louisville

2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
(502) 852-5555

The University of Louisville is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown. The U of L offers two music programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in music to students and one degree at the master's level in music. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. The U of L ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Kentucky.

17. Campbellsville University

1 University Dr
Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
(270) 789-5000x5000

Campbellsville University offers four programs in music. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level music degree by it and three master's level degrees in music. Overall, 3,428 students seek degrees in 53 CU programs.

18. Murray State University

218 Wells Hall
Murray, KY 42071-3318
(270) 809-3011

Murray State University offers two music programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level music degrees by MSU. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering music in terms of programs.

19. Eastern Kentucky University

521 Lancaster Ave
Richmond, KY 40475-3102
(859) 622-1000

Eastern Kentucky University is in town of Richmond, Kentucky. EKU offers two programs in music. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in music to students and one degree at the master's level in music. 16,567 students seek degrees in 144 programs at this school, overall.