Programs in Music Theory and Composition

Top Schools For Music Theory and Composition Programs

Are You Interested? School Name Tuition Size Degrees Granted Degrees Granted By Type
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA
$37,586 4,447 251 Certificate (33), Bachelor's (218),
Master's (0)
DePaul University
Chicago, IL
$33,990 16,498 58 Certificate (5), Bachelor's (7),
Master's (46)
New York University
New York, NY
$44,958 22,498 30 Master's (30)
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CA
$40,536 950 21 Certificate (0), Bachelor's (4),
Master's (16), Doctoral (1)
New England Conservatory of Music
Boston, MA
$39,955 436 19 Certificate (0), Bachelor's (11),
Master's (6), Doctoral (2)
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
$42,890 5,785 19 Bachelor's (7), Master's (8),
Doctoral (4)
Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
$22,203 10,614 19 Bachelor's (7), Master's (7),
Doctoral (5)
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
$21,673 32,171 15 Bachelor's (4), Master's (7),
Doctoral (4)
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
$25,816 23,096 15 Bachelor's (3), Master's (7),
Doctoral (5)
Manhattan School of Music
New York, NY
$36,500 391 15 Certificate (0), Bachelor's (3),
Master's (10), Doctoral (2)
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Music Theory and Composition Statistics

Degree Type BreakdownNumber of Degrees
Granted Last Year
Percentage
of Total
Certificate 53 6%
Associate 11 1%
Bachelor's 543 61%
Master's 213 24%
Doctoral 63 7%
Gender BreakdownNumber of Degrees
Granted Last Year
Percentage
of Total
Male 651 74%
Female 232 26%
Racial BreakdownNumber of Degrees
Granted Last Year
Percentage
of Total
Asian or Pacific Islander 29 4%
Black or African American 17 2%
Hispanic or Latino 38 5%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 2 0%
White (Non-Hispanic) 551 78%
Other/Unknown 73 10%
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