Schools Offering Music Conducting Programs - 2018 Ranking

In 2018, we ranked 58 music colleges offering music conducting degree programs. The most music conducting schools and colleges are located in Texas (7 schools), Michigan (7 schools), and New York (6 schools).

The best music conducting program in the United States is offered by Northwestern University. That school offers an excellent music conducting program: five-star rating for curriculum and four stars for teaching.

The Top 50 music conducting schools are below. To compare all music conducting schools, narrow your search by state or desired degree.

Top 50 music conducting schools:

Northwestern University - Music School Ranking
1. Northwestern University

Located in Evanston, Illinois

The Juilliard School - Music School Ranking
2. The Juilliard School

Located in New York City, New York

Johns Hopkins University - Music School Ranking
3. Johns Hopkins University

Located in Baltimore, Maryland

University of Southern California - Music School Ranking
4. University of Southern California

Located in Los Angeles, California

University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Music School Ranking
5. University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan

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

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Located in Rochester, New York

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

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The University of Texas at Austin - Music School Ranking
9. The University of Texas

Located in Austin, Texas

Brigham Young University Provo - Music School Ranking
Boston University - Music School Ranking
11. Boston University

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

Syracuse University - Music School Ranking
12. Syracuse University

Located in Syracuse, New York

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

Located in Coral Gables, Florida

University of South Carolina Columbia - Music School Ranking
14. University of South Carolina Columbia

Located in Columbia, South Carolina

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

Located in East Lansing, Michigan

Temple University - Music School Ranking
16. Temple University

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The New School - Music School Ranking
17. The New School

Located in New York City, New York

San Francisco Conservatory of Music - Music School Ranking
18. San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Located in San Francisco, California

University of Houston - Music School Ranking
19. University of Houston

Located in Houston, Texas

University of Cincinnati - Music School Ranking
20. University of Cincinnati

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio

University of Oregon - Music School Ranking
21. University of Oregon

Located in Eugene, Oregon

University of Missouri Kansas City - Music School Ranking
22. University of Missouri Kansas City

Located in Kansas City, Missouri

Southern Methodist University - Music School Ranking
23. Southern Methodist University

Located in Dallas, Texas

University of Washington Seattle - Music School Ranking
24. University of Washington Seattle

Located in Seattle, Washington

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

Located in University Park, Pennsylvania

Ithaca College - Music School Ranking
26. Ithaca College

Located in Ithaca, New York

Catholic University of America - Music School Ranking
27. Catholic University of America

Located in Washington, District of Columbia

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

Located in West Hartford, Connecticut

Rider University - Music School Ranking
29. Rider University

Located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Shenandoah University - Music School Ranking
30. Shenandoah University

Located in Winchester, Virginia

Western Michigan University - Music School Ranking
31. Western Michigan University

Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Sam Houston State University - Music School Ranking
32. Sam Houston State University

Located in Huntsville, Texas

Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music - Music School Ranking
33. Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music

Located in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Chapman University - Music School Ranking
34. Chapman University

Located in Orange, California

Baylor University - Music School Ranking
35. Baylor University

Located in Waco, Texas

Texas Christian University - Music School Ranking
36. Texas Christian University

Located in Fort Worth, Texas

Butler University - Music School Ranking
37. Butler University

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana

Mercer University - Music School Ranking
38. Mercer University

Located in Macon, Georgia

Central Michigan University - Music School Ranking
39. Central Michigan University

Located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Oklahoma City University - Music School Ranking
40. Oklahoma City University

Located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Andrews University - Music School Ranking
41. Andrews University

Located in Berrien Springs, Michigan

University of Northern Iowa - Music School Ranking
42. University of Northern Iowa

Located in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Minnesota State University Mankato - Music School Ranking
43. Minnesota State University Mankato

Located in Mankato, Minnesota

Oakland University - Music School Ranking
44. Oakland University

Located in Rochester Hills, Michigan

Portland State University - Music School Ranking
45. Portland State University

Located in Portland, Oregon

University of Southern Maine - Music School Ranking
46. University of Southern Maine

Located in Portland, Maine

Wichita State University - Music School Ranking
47. Wichita State University

Located in Wichita, Kansas

University of Akron - Music School Ranking
48. University of Akron

Located in Akron, Ohio

Houghton College - Music School Ranking
49. Houghton College

Located in Houghton, New York

Lee University - Music School Ranking
50. Lee University

Located in Cleveland, Tennessee

Music conducting schools by state:

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Music conducting schools by diploma:

Certificates: 4 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 6 schools
Master's Degrees: 50 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 13 schools

Music conducting schools by region:

Northeast: 14 schools
Midwest: 17 schools
South: 19 schools
West: 8 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
Jazz Studies: 68 schools
Music Therapy: 66 schools
Music Pedagogy: 621 schools
Music Management and Merchandising: 267 schools © 2018 · Home · Terms of Use · Methodology