Music Schools in The Northeast

In 2015, we have evaluated music 260 schools offering majors in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. team ranks Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA), Boston University (Boston, MA), and The Juilliard School (New York City, NY) the best three music colleges in the Northeast.

See the Top 25 Music schools in the Northeast below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the Northeast.

Top 25 music schools in the Northeast:

Berklee College of Music - Music School Ranking
1. Berklee College of Music

Boston, MA, 21 music programs

Boston University - Music School Ranking
2. Boston University

Boston, MA, 37 music programs

The Juilliard School - Music School Ranking
3. The Juilliard School

New York City, NY, 30 music programs

University of Rochester - Music School Ranking
4. University of Rochester

Rochester, NY, 33 music programs

New York University - Music School Ranking
5. New York University

New York City, NY, 16 music programs

The New England Conservatory of Music - Music School Ranking
6. The New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA, 43 music programs

Manhattan School of Music - Music School Ranking
7. Manhattan School of Music

New York City, NY, 12 music programs

Carnegie Mellon University - Music School Ranking
8. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA, 19 music programs

Rowan University - Music School Ranking
9. Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ, 5 music programs

Yale University - Music School Ranking
10. Yale University

New Haven, CT, 8 music programs

Syracuse University - Music School Ranking
11. Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY, 19 music programs

Temple University - Music School Ranking
12. Temple University

Philadelphia, PA, 21 music programs

SUNY at Purchase College - Music School Ranking
13. SUNY at Purchase College

Purchase, NY, 9 music programs

The New School - Music School Ranking
14. The New School

New York City, NY, 9 music programs

Ithaca College - Music School Ranking
15. Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY, 15 music programs

University of Hartford - Music School Ranking
16. University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT, 14 music programs

SUNY at Fredonia - Music School Ranking
17. SUNY at Fredonia

Fredonia, NY, 10 music programs

SUNY College at Potsdam - Music School Ranking
18. SUNY College

Potsdam, NY, 11 music programs

West Chester University of Pennsylvania - Music School Ranking
19. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA, 7 music programs

CUNY Queens College - Music School Ranking
20. CUNY Queens College

Flushing, NY, 7 music programs

The Boston Conservatory - Music School Ranking
21. The Boston Conservatory

Boston, MA, 4 music programs

Montclair State University - Music School Ranking
22. Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ, 5 music programs

Pennsylvania State University - Music School Ranking
23. Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA, 11 music programs

Duquesne University - Music School Ranking
24. Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA, 13 music programs

Rider University - Music School Ranking
25. Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ, 10 music programs

Music schools in the Northeast by state:

Schools by State16 Music Schools in Connecticut7 Music Schools in Maine44 Music Schools in Massachusetts5 Music Schools in New Hampshire23 Music Schools in New Jersey81 Music Schools in New York67 Music Schools in Pennsylvania7 Music Schools in Rhode Island10 Music Schools in Vermont

Music programs in the Northeast:

General Music: 204 schools
Music History and Literature: 54 schools
Music Performance: 91 schools
Music Theory and Composition: 41 schools
Piano and Organ: 14 schools
Stringed Instruments: 6 schools
Voice and Opera: 14 schools
Jazz Studies: 17 schools
Music Conducting: 13 schools
Music Therapy: 14 schools
Music Pedagogy: 82 schools
Music Management and Merchandising: 43 schools

Popular music school cities:

New York City: 14 schools
Boston: 11 schools
Philadelphia: 8 schools
Pittsburgh: 5 schools
Rochester: 4 schools
Cambridge: 4 schools
Buffalo: 4 schools
Providence: 3 schools
Brooklyn: 3 schools
Albany: 3 schools
Amherst: 3 schools
Worcester: 3 schools
Syracuse: 2 schools
Ithaca: 2 schools
Purchase: 2 schools
University Park: 2 schools
New Haven: 2 schools
Burlington: 2 schools
Oneonta: 2 schools
Garden City: 2 schools
Staten Island: 2 schools
Hartford: 2 schools
Newark: 2 schools
Bethlehem: 2 schools
Poughkeepsie: 2 schools

Music schools in other regions:

Midwest: 377 schools
South: 501 schools
West: 269 schools © 2017 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology