Music Schools In Minnesota

Music classes faculty can choose to work at one of 37 accredited music schools in Minnesota. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the state of Minnesota, which encompasses 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. Anoka-Ramsey Community College

    11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433-3470

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  2. Augsburg College

    2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454

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  3. Bemidji State University

    1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

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  4. Bethany Lutheran College

    700 Luther Dr, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  5. Bethel University in Saint Paul

    3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112-6902

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  6. Carleton College

    One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001

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  7. Concordia College at Moorhead

    901 S 8th St, Moorhead, Minnesota 56562

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  8. Concordia University-Saint Paul

    275 Syndicate Street North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-5494

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  9. Minnesota State Community and Technical College

    1414 College Way, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537-1000

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  10. Gustavus Adolphus College

    800 West College Avenue, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1498

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  11. Hamline University

    1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104-1284

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  12. Macalester College

    1600 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899

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  13. Minnesota State University-Mankato

    South Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

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  14. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

    100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213

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  15. Crossroads College

    920 Mayowood Road SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55902-2382

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  16. University of Minnesota-Duluth

    515 Darland Administration Bldg, Duluth, Minnesota 55812

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  17. University of Minnesota-Morris

    309 Behmler Hall, Morris, Minnesota 56267

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  18. Minnesota State University-Moorhead

    1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

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  19. Normandale Community College

    9700 France Ave S, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431

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  20. North Central University

    910 Elliot Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404-1391

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  21. Northwestern College in Saint Paul

    3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598

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  22. Rochester Community and Technical College

    851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-4999

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  23. College of Saint Benedict

    37 S. College Ave., Saint Joseph, Minnesota 56374

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  24. Saint Cloud State University

    720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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  25. Saint Johns University

    31802 County Rd 159, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321

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  26. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

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  27. St. Olaf College

    1520 St Olaf Ave, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-1098

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  28. Crown College

    8700 College View Drive, Saint Bonifacius, Minnesota 55375-9001

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  29. The College of Saint Scholastica

    1200 Kenwood Ave, Duluth, Minnesota 55811-4199

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  30. University of St Thomas in Saint Paul

    2115 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105-1078

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  31. Southwest Minnesota State University

    1501 State St, Marshall, Minnesota 56258-5468

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  32. Winona State University

    8th and Johnson St, Winona, Minnesota 55987-5838

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  33. Century Community and Technical College

    3300 Century Ave N, White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

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  34. McNally Smith College of Music

    19 Exchange Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101-2220

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  35. Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center

    5910 Shingle Creek Pky, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430

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  36. Institute of Production and Recording

    312 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Music Employment

Minnesota 1,010
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Minnesota

990 950 900 930 1,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of music professionals is growing in Minnesota. 20 more music professionals were working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of music has grown by 2% in Minnesota. This growth is slower than the change in the number of music professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$26,530 $29,730 $27,405 $29,405 $27,550
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to music professionals are growing in Minnesota. Music professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $26,530 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $27,550 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
$16,665
25th percentile
$19,160
50th percentile
$24,770
75th percentile
$29,800
90th percentile
$40,065

Thus, music professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Minnesota state, within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid music professionals earn 140% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Art
$48,404
Liberal Arts
$61,310
Music
$27,550
Music Production
$55,180

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
10
bachelor
60
master
7
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total80

As the number of music professionals is increasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the 37 accredited music schools in Minnesota state is decreasing. In 2006, 479 students graduated from music courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 406 students graduated.

Thus there was a 15% percent decrease in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Minnesota. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned a bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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