Schools Offering Music History and Literature Programs - 2018 Ranking

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We list 242 music history and literature colleges in the United States. Music history and literature majors are the most popular in Texas (23 schools), New York (22 schools), and Ohio (21 schools).

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

Below, there is Best-Music-Colleges.com selection of the Top 50 music history and literature schools. To learn about all music history and literature schools, narrow your search by state or diploma.


Top 50 music history & literature 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 California Los Angeles - Music School Ranking
5. University of California Los Angeles

Located in Los Angeles, California

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

Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan

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

Located in Rochester, New York

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

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

Located in New York City, New York

University of Maryland College Park - Music School Ranking
11. University of Maryland College Park

Located in College Park, Maryland

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

Located in Austin, Texas

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

Located in Coral Gables, Florida

Boston University - Music School Ranking
14. Boston University

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

Oberlin College - Music School Ranking
15. Oberlin College

Located in Oberlin, Ohio

Syracuse University - Music School Ranking
16. Syracuse University

Located in Syracuse, New York

Brigham Young University Provo - Music School Ranking
University of Georgia - Music School Ranking
18. University of Georgia

Located in Athens, Georgia

Ohio State University - Music School Ranking
19. Ohio State University

Located in Columbus, Ohio

Cleveland Institute of Music - Music School Ranking
20. Cleveland Institute of Music

Located in Cleveland, Ohio

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Music School Ranking
21. University of Illinois

Located in Champaign, Illinois

The New School - Music School Ranking
22. The New School

Located in New York City, New York

Temple University - Music School Ranking
23. Temple University

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Manhattan School of Music - Music School Ranking
24. Manhattan School of Music

Located in New York City, New York

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

Located in East Lansing, Michigan

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

Located in San Francisco, California

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

Located in Columbia, South Carolina

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

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

Florida State University - Music School Ranking
29. Florida State University

Located in Tallahassee, Florida

University of Kentucky - Music School Ranking
30. University of Kentucky

Located in Lexington, Kentucky

Texas Tech University - Music School Ranking
31. Texas Tech University

Located in Lubbock, Texas

University of Colorado Boulder - Music School Ranking
32. University of Colorado Boulder

Located in Boulder, Colorado

Arizona State University Tempe - Music School Ranking
33. Arizona State University Tempe

Located in Tempe, Arizona

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

Located in Houston, Texas

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

Located in Eugene, Oregon

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

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio

Indiana University Bloomington - Music School Ranking
37. Indiana University Bloomington

Located in Bloomington, Indiana

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

Located in Kansas City, Missouri

University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Music School Ranking
39. University of North Carolina

Located in Greensboro, North Carolina

University of North Texas - Music School Ranking
40. University of North Texas

Located in Denton, Texas

Columbia University in The City of New York - Music School Ranking
41. Columbia University in the City of New York

Located in New York City, New York

Brown University - Music School Ranking
42. Brown University

Located in Providence, Rhode Island

Stanford University - Music School Ranking
43. Stanford University

Located in Stanford, California

Rice University - Music School Ranking
44. Rice University

Located in Houston, Texas

Vanderbilt University - Music School Ranking
45. Vanderbilt University

Located in Nashville, Tennessee

Wesleyan University - Music School Ranking
46. Wesleyan University

Located in Middletown, Connecticut

Cornell University - Music School Ranking
47. Cornell University

Located in Ithaca, New York

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Music School Ranking
48. University of North Carolina

Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Curtis Institute of Music - Music School Ranking
49. Curtis Institute of Music

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Brandeis University - Music School Ranking
50. Brandeis University

Located in Waltham, Massachusetts

Music history & literature schools by state:

Schools by State5 Music History and Literature Schools in Alabama5 Music History and Literature Schools in Arizona2 Music History and Literature Schools in Arkansas18 Music History and Literature Schools in California3 Music History and Literature Schools in Colorado4 Music History and Literature Schools in ConnecticutNo Music History and Literature Schools in Delaware7 Music History and Literature Schools in Florida4 Music History and Literature Schools in Georgia4 Music History and Literature Schools in Idaho12 Music History and Literature Schools in Illinois6 Music History and Literature Schools in Indiana1 Music History and Literature Schools in Iowa1 Music History and Literature Schools in Kansas1 Music History and Literature Schools in Kentucky2 Music History and Literature Schools in Louisiana1 Music History and Literature Schools in Maine2 Music History and Literature Schools in Maryland6 Music History and Literature Schools in Massachusetts8 Music History and Literature Schools in Michigan7 Music History and Literature Schools in MinnesotaNo Music History and Literature Schools in Mississippi4 Music History and Literature Schools in Missouri1 Music History and Literature Schools in Montana1 Music History and Literature Schools in NebraskaNo Music History and Literature Schools in Nevada1 Music History and Literature Schools in New Hampshire2 Music History and Literature Schools in New JerseyNo Music History and Literature Schools in New Mexico22 Music History and Literature Schools in New York6 Music History and Literature Schools in North CarolinaNo Music History and Literature Schools in North Dakota21 Music History and Literature Schools in Ohio5 Music History and Literature Schools in Oklahoma7 Music History and Literature Schools in Oregon13 Music History and Literature Schools in Pennsylvania3 Music History and Literature Schools in Rhode Island4 Music History and Literature Schools in South CarolinaNo Music History and Literature Schools in South Dakota8 Music History and Literature Schools in Tennessee23 Music History and Literature Schools in Texas3 Music History and Literature Schools in Utah3 Music History and Literature Schools in Vermont4 Music History and Literature Schools in Virginia7 Music History and Literature Schools in Washington1 Music History and Literature Schools in District of ColumbiaNo Music History and Literature Schools in West Virginia1 Music History and Literature Schools in Wisconsin1 Music History and Literature Schools in Wyoming

Music history & literature schools by diploma:

Certificates: 26 schools
Associate's Degrees: 12 schools
Bachelor's Degrees: 192 schools
Master's Degrees: 92 schools
Doctoral Degrees: 43 schools

Music history & literature schools by region:

Northeast: 55 schools
Midwest: 62 schools
South: 75 schools
West: 50 schools

Other music programs:

General Music: 1,245 schools
Music Performance: 545 schools
Piano and Organ: 99 schools
Stringed Instruments: 33 schools
Voice and Opera: 110 schools
Jazz Studies: 68 schools
Music Conducting: 58 schools
Music Therapy: 66 schools
Music Pedagogy: 621 schools
Music Management and Merchandising: 267 schools
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