Music Schools In Missouri

There are 35 accredited music schools in Missouri for faculty who teach music classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in music in the state of Missouri, 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. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Baptist Bible College and Graduate School

    628 E Kearney, Springfield, Missouri 65803-3498

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  3. Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

    15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64147-1341

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  4. Central Bible College

    3000 N Grant Ave, Springfield, Missouri 65803-1033

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  5. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  6. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  7. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  8. Culver-Stockton College

    One College Hill, Canton, Missouri 63435-1299

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  9. Drury University

    900 N.Benton, Springfield, Missouri 65802-3791

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  10. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  11. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  12. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  13. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  14. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

    5001 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64118-4697

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  16. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  17. Missouri Southern State University

    3950 E Newman Rd, Joplin, Missouri 64801-1595

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  18. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  19. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  20. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  23. Truman State University

    100 E Normal, Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221

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  24. Ozark Christian College

    1111 N Main St, Joplin, Missouri 64801

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  25. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  26. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  27. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Southwest Baptist University

    1600 University Ave, Bolivar, Missouri 65613-2596

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  29. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  30. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  31. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

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  32. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  33. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  34. William Jewell College

    500 College Hill, Liberty, Missouri 64068-1896

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  35. Messenger College

    300 E 50th St, Joplin, Missouri 64804-4909

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Music Employment

Missouri 1,310
National 63,990

Approximately 2% of the country's music professionals work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Missouri

800 600 670 740 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of music professionals is growing in Missouri. There were 510 more music professionals working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of music professionals has grown by 64%. This growth is faster than the national trend for music professionals which shows a 14% increase in the number of music professionals working around the nation.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$31,680 $36,380 $29,860 $0 $19,775
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of music professionals is growing, the salaries earned by music professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for music professionals in 2006 was $31,680 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $19,775 per year.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$12,960
25th percentile
$16,205
50th percentile
$18,775
75th percentile
$22,580
90th percentile
$28,490

Thus, music professionals' salaries declined by 60% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Missouri state, within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid music professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Missouri

Art
$53,586
Liberal Arts
$52,250
Music
$19,775
Music Production
$46,518

In Missouri, music professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
55
master
19
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total85

As the number of music professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 35 accredited music schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In Missouri, there were 309 graduates in 2006. And there were 358 graduates from music courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of music school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 65%, earned an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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