Music Schools Offering Jazz Programs

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In 2017, we reviewed 68 music schools offering jazz programs. Jazz colleges are located in New York (8 schools), Illinois (8 schools), Ohio (7 schools), Michigan (5 schools), Texas (4 schools), Florida (4 schools) and 19 other states.

The best jazz studies program in the United States is offered by The New England Conservatory of Music. That school has an excellent jazz studies program evaluated with five-star rating for curriculum and four stars for teaching.

Below, there is our selection of the Best 50 jazz studies schools. To check all jazz studies schools, narrow your search by state or desired diploma.


Top 50 jazz studies schools:

The New England Conservatory of Music - Music School Ranking
University of North Texas - Music School Ranking
The New School - Music School Ranking
3. The New School

New York City, New York

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

Coral Gables, Florida

University of Southern California - Music School Ranking
The Juilliard School - Music School Ranking
6. The Juilliard School

New York City, New York

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

Rochester, New York

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

Boston, Massachusetts

Michigan State University - Music School Ranking
9. Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Oberlin College - Music School Ranking
10. Oberlin College

Oberlin, Ohio

Temple University - Music School Ranking
11. Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Queens, New York

University of Oregon - Music School Ranking
Northwestern University - Music School Ranking
14. Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

Ohio State University - Music School Ranking
University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Music School Ranking
16. University of North Carolina

Greensboro, North Carolina

University of Missouri Kansas City - Music School Ranking
Texas Tech University - Music School Ranking
The University of Texas at Austin - Music School Ranking
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Music School Ranking
20. University of Illinois

Champaign, Illinois

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Music School Ranking
Brigham Young University Provo - Music School Ranking
Carnegie Mellon University - Music School Ranking
23. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

University of Washington Seattle - Music School Ranking
California Institute of The Arts - Music School Ranking
DePaul University - Music School Ranking
26. DePaul University

Chicago, Illinois

Columbia University in The City of New York - Music School Ranking
SUNY at Purchase College - Music School Ranking
Western Michigan University - Music School Ranking
Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music - Music School Ranking
University of Hartford - Music School Ranking
31. University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut

Roosevelt University - Music School Ranking
32. Roosevelt University

Chicago, Illinois

Shenandoah University - Music School Ranking
33. Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia

University of Central Oklahoma - Music School Ranking
Webster University - Music School Ranking
35. Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri

Ithaca College - Music School Ranking
36. Ithaca College

Ithaca, New York

Texas State University - Music School Ranking
North Carolina Central University - Music School Ranking
The University of The Arts - Music School Ranking
39. The University of the Arts

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rutgers University Newark - Music School Ranking
University of Akron - Music School Ranking
University of Southern Maine - Music School Ranking
University of Missouri Columbia - Music School Ranking
Eastern Washington University - Music School Ranking
Youngstown State University - Music School Ranking
Jacksonville University - Music School Ranking
46. Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, Florida

Butler University - Music School Ranking
47. Butler University

Indianapolis, Indiana

University of Northern Iowa - Music School Ranking
University of Denver - Music School Ranking
49. University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

University of North Florida - Music School Ranking
50. University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Jazz studies schools by state:

Schools by StateNo Jazz Studies Schools in AlabamaNo Jazz Studies Schools in ArizonaNo Jazz Studies Schools in Arkansas2 Jazz Studies Schools in California1 Jazz Studies Schools in Colorado1 Jazz Studies Schools in ConnecticutNo Jazz Studies Schools in Delaware4 Jazz Studies Schools in FloridaNo Jazz Studies Schools in GeorgiaNo Jazz Studies Schools in Idaho8 Jazz Studies Schools in Illinois1 Jazz Studies Schools in Indiana1 Jazz Studies Schools in IowaNo Jazz Studies Schools in KansasNo Jazz Studies Schools in KentuckyNo Jazz Studies Schools in Louisiana2 Jazz Studies Schools in MaineNo Jazz Studies Schools in Maryland2 Jazz Studies Schools in Massachusetts5 Jazz Studies Schools in MichiganNo Jazz Studies Schools in MinnesotaNo Jazz Studies Schools in Mississippi3 Jazz Studies Schools in MissouriNo Jazz Studies Schools in MontanaNo Jazz Studies Schools in NebraskaNo Jazz Studies Schools in NevadaNo Jazz Studies Schools in New Hampshire1 Jazz Studies Schools in New JerseyNo Jazz Studies Schools in New Mexico8 Jazz Studies Schools in New York3 Jazz Studies Schools in North CarolinaNo Jazz Studies Schools in North Dakota7 Jazz Studies Schools in Ohio1 Jazz Studies Schools in Oklahoma2 Jazz Studies Schools in Oregon3 Jazz Studies Schools in Pennsylvania1 Jazz Studies Schools in Rhode IslandNo Jazz Studies Schools in South CarolinaNo Jazz Studies Schools in South DakotaNo Jazz Studies Schools in Tennessee4 Jazz Studies Schools in Texas1 Jazz Studies Schools in Utah1 Jazz Studies Schools in Vermont1 Jazz Studies Schools in Virginia4 Jazz Studies Schools in WashingtonNo Jazz Studies Schools in District of ColumbiaNo Jazz Studies Schools in West VirginiaNo Jazz Studies Schools in WisconsinNo Jazz Studies Schools in Wyoming

Jazz studies schools by diploma:

Certificates: 8 schools
Associate's Degrees: 4 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 55 schools
Master's Degrees: 21 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 5 schools

Jazz studies schools by region:

Northeast: 19 schools
Midwest: 25 schools
South: 14 schools
West: 10 schools

Other music programs:

General Music: 1,245 schools
Music History and Literature: 242 schools
Music Performance: 545 schools
Music Theory and Composition: 201 schools
Piano and Organ: 99 schools
Stringed Instruments: 33 schools
Voice and Opera: 110 schools
Music Conducting: 58 schools
Music Therapy: 66 schools
Music Pedagogy: 621 schools
Music Management and Merchandising: 267 schools
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