25 Best Music Schools 2020

The 25 schools on this list offer the top bachelor's degrees in music, based on median salary one year out of college. University of Houston tops the list with a starting salary of $49,200 for Bachelor of Music program graduates. Sam Houston State University students with music majors graduated with a median student debt of $21,213, the lowest median debt on the list. Students who graduated with a music bachelor's degree from these schools had median starting salaries between $33,400 and $49,200.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Colleges Highlights

Learn more about the top five colleges for a in degree. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.