Music Schools In California

There are 157 accredited music schools in California for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. The trends in California's music academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in music includes music training at the following levels:

  • Music Certificate
  • Associates degree in Music
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Schools

  1. Allan Hancock College

    800 South College Drive, Santa Maria, California 93454-6399

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  2. American River College

    4700 College Oak Dr, Sacramento, California 95841-4286

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  3. Antelope Valley College

    3041 West Ave K, Lancaster, California 93536-5426

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  4. Azusa Pacific University

    901 E Alosta, Azusa, California 91702-7000

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Bakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

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  6. Bethany University

    800 Bethany Dr, Scotts Valley, California 95066-2898

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  7. Bethesda Christian University

    730 N. Euclid St, Anaheim, California 92801

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  8. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Cabrillo College

    6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos, California 95003

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  10. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  11. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

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  12. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

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  13. California State University-Bakersfield

    9001 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, California 93311-1099

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  14. California State University-Stanislaus

    One University Circle, Turlock, California 95382-0299

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  15. California State University-San Bernardino

    5500 University Pky, San Bernardino, California 92407-2397

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  16. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, California 91768

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  17. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

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  18. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

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  19. California State University-Fresno

    5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740

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  20. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

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  21. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

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  22. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

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  23. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

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  24. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

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  25. California State University-Sacramento

    6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694

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  26. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. University of California-Santa Cruz

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. California Institute of the Arts

    24700 W McBean Pky, Valencia, California 91355-2397

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  35. Canada College

    4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City, California 94061-1099

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  36. College of the Canyons

    26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-1899

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  37. Cerritos College

    11110 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk, California 90650-6298

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  38. Chabot College

    25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, California 94545

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  39. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

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  40. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

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  41. Concordia University in Irvine

    1530 Concordia West, Irvine, California 92612-3203

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  42. San Diego Christian College

    2100 Greenfield Dr, El Cajon, California 92019-1157

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  43. Claremont Graduate University

    150 E Tenth St, Claremont, California 91711-6160

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  44. Claremont McKenna College

    500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400

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  45. Columbia College in Sonora

    11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370

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  46. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

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  47. Contra Costa College

    2600 Mission Bell Dr, San Pablo, California 94806-3195

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  48. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

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  49. Crafton Hills College

    11711 Sand Canyon Road, Yucaipa, California 92399-1799

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  50. Cuesta College

    Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, California 93403-8106

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  51. Cuyamaca College

    900 Rancho San Diego Pky, El Cajon, California 92019

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  52. Cypress College

    9200 Valley View, Cypress, California 90630-5897

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  53. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

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  54. College of the Desert

    43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, California 92260

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  55. Dominican University of California

    50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, California 94901-2298

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  56. East Los Angeles College

    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, California 91754-6099

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  57. El Camino Community College District

    16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

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  58. Foothill College

    12345 El Monte Rd, Los Altos Hills, California 94022

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  59. Fresno City College

    1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, California 93741

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  60. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

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  61. Fullerton College

    321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, California 92832-2095

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  62. Gavilan College

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, California 95020

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  63. Grossmont College

    8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, California 92020-1799

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  64. Hartnell College

    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California 93901

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  65. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

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  66. Humboldt State University

    1 Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299

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  67. Imperial Valley College

    380 E. Aten Road, Imperial, California 92251-0158

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  68. Irvine Valley College

    5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, California 92618-0301

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  69. Reedley College

    995 N Reed Ave, Reedley, California 93654

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  70. University of La Verne

    1950 Third St, La Verne, California 91750-4401

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  71. Lake Tahoe Community College

    One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

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  72. Laney College

    900 Fallon St, Oakland, California 94607

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  73. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

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  74. Long Beach City College

    4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, California 90808-1706

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  75. Los Angeles Pierce College

    6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

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  76. Los Angeles Southwest College

    1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899

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  77. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

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  78. The Master's College and Seminary

    21726 Placerita Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California 91321-1200

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  79. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

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  80. Los Medanos College

    2700 East Leland Road, Pittsburg, California 94565

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  81. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

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  82. College of Marin

    835 College Ave, Kentfield, California 94904-2590

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  83. Mendocino College

    1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, California 95482

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  84. Merced College

    3600 M St, Merced, California 95348-2898

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  85. Mills College

    5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613

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  86. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

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  87. Mission College

    3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897

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  88. Modesto Junior College

    435 College Ave, Modesto, California 95350-5800

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  89. Monterey Peninsula College

    980 Fremont St, Monterey, California 93940-4799

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  90. Moorpark College

    7075 Campus Rd, Moorpark, California 93021-1695

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  91. Mt. San Antonio College

    1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, California 91789-1399

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  92. Mount St. Mary's College

    12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

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  93. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

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  94. Musicians Institute

    6752 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, California 90028

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  95. Napa Valley College

    2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Napa, California 94558-6236

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  96. Notre Dame de Namur University

    1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, California 94002-1908

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  97. Occidental College

    1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041-3392

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  98. Ohlone Community College

    43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont, California 94539-0390

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  99. Orange Coast College

    2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  100. Hope International University

    2500 E Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, California 92831-3199

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  101. Pacific Union College

    One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707

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  102. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  103. Palomar College

    1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487

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  104. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

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  105. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  106. Pitzer College

    1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101

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  107. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

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  108. Pomona College

    550 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-6319

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  109. Santa Ana College

    1530 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana, California 92706-3398

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  110. University of Redlands

    1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, California 92373-0999

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  111. Rio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

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  112. Riverside Community College

    4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506

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  113. Sacramento City College

    3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, California 95822-1386

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  114. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

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  115. San Diego City College

    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

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  116. San Diego Mesa College

    7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, California 92111-4998

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  117. San Diego Miramar College

    10440 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, California 92126-2999

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  118. San Diego State University

    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  119. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  120. San Francisco Conservatory of Music

    50 Oak Street, San Francisco, California 94102-6011

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  121. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

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  122. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

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  123. William Jessup University

    333 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin, California 95765-3707

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  124. San Jose City College

    2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798

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  125. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

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  126. College of San Mateo

    1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, California 94402-3784

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  127. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

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  128. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

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  129. Santa Monica College

    1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90405-1628

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  130. Santa Rosa Junior College

    1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95401-4395

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  131. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

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  132. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

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  133. Shasta College

    11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003

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  134. Sierra College

    5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California 95677-3397

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  135. Simpson University

    2211 College View Drive, Redding, California 96003-8606

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  136. College of the Siskiyous

    800 College Ave, Weed, California 96094-2899

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  137. Skyline College in San Bruno

    3300 College Dr, San Bruno, California 94066-1698

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  138. San Bernardino Valley College

    701 South Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, California 92410-2798

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  139. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

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  140. Solano Community College

    4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197

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  141. Sonoma State University

    1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609

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  142. Pinnacle College

    1000 South Fremont Avenue, Bldg A-11, Ste 11010, Alhambra, California 91803

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  143. Vanguard University of Southern California

    55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626

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  144. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

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  145. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  146. Ventura College

    4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, California 93003-3872

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  147. West Los Angeles College

    9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-3519

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  148. West Valley College

    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California 95070-5698

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  149. Westmont College

    955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, California 93108-1089

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  150. Whittier College

    13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California 90601

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  151. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

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  152. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  153. Las Positas College

    3000 Campus Hill Drive, Livermore, California 94551-7650

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  154. World Mission University

    500 Shatto Pl Ste 600, Los Angeles, California 90020

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  155. California State University-Monterey Bay

    100 Campus Center, Seaside, California 93955-8001

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  156. Los Angeles Music Academy

    370 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, California 91105

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  157. Academy for Jewish Religion-California

    574 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90024

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Cities

  1. Music Schools in Los Angeles, CA10 Schools
  2. Music Schools in San Diego, CA6 Schools
  3. Music Schools in Claremont, CA5 Schools
  4. Music Schools in Sacramento, CA4 Schools
  5. Music Schools in Riverside, CA4 Schools
  6. Music Schools in Oakland, CA3 Schools
  7. Music Schools in El Cajon, CA3 Schools
  8. Music Schools in Fullerton, CA3 Schools
  9. Music Schools in Santa Barbara, CA3 Schools
  10. Music Schools in Fresno, CA3 Schools
  11. Music Schools in Irvine, CA3 Schools
  12. Music Schools in Costa Mesa, CA2 Schools
  13. Music Schools in Whittier, CA2 Schools
  14. Music Schools in San Francisco, CA2 Schools
  15. Music Schools in Long Beach, CA2 Schools
  16. Music Schools in Rocklin, CA2 Schools
  17. Music Schools in Pasadena, CA2 Schools
  18. Music Schools in Bakersfield, CA2 Schools
  19. Music Schools in Santa Clara, CA2 Schools
  20. Music Schools in San Luis Obispo, CA2 Schools
  21. Music Schools in Redding, CA2 Schools
  22. Music Schools in San Bernardino, CA2 Schools
  23. Music Schools in Hayward, CA2 Schools
  24. Music Schools in San Jose, CA2 Schools
  25. Music Schools in Stockton, CA2 Schools
  26. Music Schools in Malibu, CA1 Schools
  27. Music Schools in Pomona, CA1 Schools
  28. Music Schools in Salinas, CA1 Schools
  29. Music Schools in Napa, CA1 Schools
  30. Music Schools in Merced, CA1 Schools
  31. Music Schools in Santa Monica, CA1 Schools
  32. Music Schools in Walnut, CA1 Schools
  33. Music Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  34. Music Schools in Monterey, CA1 Schools
  35. Music Schools in Pittsburg, CA1 Schools
  36. Music Schools in Modesto, CA1 Schools
  37. Music Schools in Torrance, CA1 Schools
  38. Music Schools in Alhambra, CA1 Schools
  39. Music Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  40. Music Schools in Seaside, CA1 Schools
  41. Music Schools in Sonora, CA1 Schools
  42. Music Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  43. Music Schools in Anaheim, CA1 Schools
  44. Music Schools in Belmont, CA1 Schools
  45. Music Schools in Berkeley, CA1 Schools
  46. Music Schools in Turlock, CA1 Schools
  47. Music Schools in Cypress, CA1 Schools
  48. Music Schools in Redwood City, CA1 Schools
  49. Music Schools in San Pablo, CA1 Schools
  50. Music Schools in Santa Rosa, CA1 Schools
  51. Music Schools in La Mirada, CA1 Schools
  52. Music Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  53. Music Schools in Orange, CA1 Schools
  54. Music Schools in San Bruno, CA1 Schools
  55. Music Schools in San Rafael, CA1 Schools
  56. Music Schools in Ukiah, CA1 Schools
  57. Music Schools in Norwalk, CA1 Schools
  58. Music Schools in San Marcos, CA1 Schools
  59. Music Schools in Ventura, CA1 Schools
  60. Music Schools in Rohnert Park, CA1 Schools
  61. Music Schools in Arcata, CA1 Schools
  62. Music Schools in Carson, CA1 Schools
  63. Music Schools in Moorpark, CA1 Schools
  64. Music Schools in Aptos, CA1 Schools
  65. Music Schools in Davis, CA1 Schools
  66. Music Schools in Palm Desert, CA1 Schools
  67. Music Schools in Stanford, CA1 Schools
  68. Music Schools in Cupertino, CA1 Schools
  69. Music Schools in Imperial, CA1 Schools
  70. Music Schools in Visalia, CA1 Schools
  71. Music Schools in San Mateo, CA1 Schools
  72. Music Schools in Gilroy, CA1 Schools
  73. Music Schools in Marysville, CA1 Schools
  74. Music Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA1 Schools
  75. Music Schools in Redlands, CA1 Schools
  76. Music Schools in Angwin, CA1 Schools
  77. Music Schools in Chico, CA1 Schools
  78. Music Schools in Azusa, CA1 Schools
  79. Music Schools in Yucaipa, CA1 Schools
  80. Music Schools in Fairfield, CA1 Schools
  81. Music Schools in Santa Cruz, CA1 Schools
  82. Music Schools in Santa Maria, CA1 Schools
  83. Music Schools in Fremont, CA1 Schools
  84. Music Schools in Scotts Valley, CA1 Schools
  85. Music Schools in Weed, CA1 Schools
  86. Music Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  87. Music Schools in Lancaster, CA1 Schools
  88. Music Schools in Saratoga, CA1 Schools
  89. Music Schools in South Lake Tahoe, CA1 Schools
  90. Music Schools in Compton, CA1 Schools
  91. Music Schools in La Verne, CA1 Schools
  92. Music Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  93. Music Schools in Livermore, CA1 Schools
  94. Music Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA1 Schools
  95. Music Schools in Culver City, CA1 Schools
  96. Music Schools in Monterey Park, CA1 Schools
  97. Music Schools in Reedley, CA1 Schools
  98. Music Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Music Employment

California 9,700
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals in the country, nearly 16% are in the state of California.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In California

10,490 10,250 10,310 10,710 9,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Music is a shrinking field in California. In California, 790 less music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of music has shrunk by 8% in California. This is slower than the trend for music professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% between 2006 and 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in California

$0 $41,140 $40,265 $35,595 $34,845
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In California, as the number of music professionals is declining, the salaries earned by music professionals are increasing.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in California

10th percentile
$15,415
25th percentile
$21,650
50th percentile
$29,440
75th percentile
$40,895
90th percentile
$57,735

Thus, there was a 100% growth in music professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 275% pay differential between the highest paid music professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of music in California.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in California

Art
$72,362
Liberal Arts
$92,650
Music
$34,845
Music Production
$78,472

In California, music professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Music programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
82
bachelor
136
master
68
doctor
27
Certificate
104
Total417

The number of students graduating from the 157 accredited music schools in California is decreasing. In California, there were 3,552 graduates in 2006. And there were 2,357 graduates from music courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in California by 34%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in California

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