Schools Offering Music Performance Programs - 2018 Ranking

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In 2018, we rated 545 music colleges offering music performance programs. Music performance schools are located in New York (44 schools), Texas (35 schools), California (34 schools), Pennsylvania (28 schools), North Carolina (26 schools), Ohio (25 schools) and 46 other states.

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

The ranking of the Best 50 music performance schools is below. To learn about all music performance schools, please narrow your search by state or desired diploma.


Top 50 music performance schools:

Yale University - Music School Ranking
1. Yale University

Located in New Haven, Connecticut

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

Located in New York City, New York

Northwestern University - Music School Ranking
3. Northwestern University

Located in Evanston, Illinois

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

Located in Baltimore, Maryland

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

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

Boston University - Music School Ranking
13. Boston University

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Located in Cleveland, Ohio

Oberlin College - Music School Ranking
15. Oberlin College

Located in Oberlin, Ohio

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

Located in Coral Gables, Florida

Brigham Young University Provo - Music School Ranking
Syracuse University - Music School Ranking
18. Syracuse University

Located in Syracuse, New York

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

Located in Columbus, Ohio

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

Located in Athens, Georgia

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

Located in Champaign, Illinois

Manhattan School of Music - Music School Ranking
22. Manhattan School of Music

Located in New York City, New York

California State University Long Beach - Music School Ranking
23. California State University Long Beach

Located in Long Beach, California

The New School - Music School Ranking
24. The New School

Located in New York City, New York

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

Located in San Francisco, California

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

Located in East Lansing, Michigan

Temple University - Music School Ranking
27. Temple University

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Located in Columbia, South Carolina

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

Located in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Located in Tallahassee, Florida

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

Located in Boulder, Colorado

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

Located in Tempe, Arizona

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

Located in Queens, New York

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

Located in Lexington, Kentucky

University of Massachusetts Lowell - Music School Ranking
35. University of Massachusetts Lowell

Located in Lowell, Massachusetts

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

Located in Houston, Texas

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

Located in Lubbock, Texas

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

Located in Bloomington, Indiana

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

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio

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

Located in Eugene, Oregon

University of Oklahoma Norman - Music School Ranking
41. University of Oklahoma Norman

Located in Norman, Oklahoma

California State University Northridge - Music School Ranking
42. California State University Northridge

Located in Northridge, California

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

Located in Greensboro, North Carolina

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

Located in Kansas City, Missouri

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

Located in Denton, Texas

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

Located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Harvard University - Music School Ranking
47. Harvard University

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Rice University - Music School Ranking
48. Rice University

Located in Houston, Texas

Vanderbilt University - Music School Ranking
49. Vanderbilt University

Located in Nashville, Tennessee

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

Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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