Music Schools In New York

Music classes faculty can choose to work at one of 76 accredited music schools in New York. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in New York, and the future trends in 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. Adelphi University

    South Ave, Garden City, New York 11530-0701

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Adirondack Community College

    640 Bay Rd, Queensbury, New York 12804

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Bard College

    Annandale-On-Hudson, New York 12504-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Barnard College

    3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027-6598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Broome Community College

    907 Upper Front St, Binghamton, New York 13905

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Canisius College

    2001 Main St, Buffalo, New York 14208-1098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Colgate University

    13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, New York 13346-1398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Columbia University in the City of New York

    West 116 St and Broadway, New York, New York 10027

    4 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Cornell University

    Ithaca, New York 14853

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

    One Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave at 24th St), New York, New York 10010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. CUNY Brooklyn College

    2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11210

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. CUNY College of Staten Island

    2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, New York 10314

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. CUNY City College

    160 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. CUNY Graduate School and University Center

    365 Fifth Ave, New York, New York 10016

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. CUNY Hunter College

    695 Park Ave, New York, New York 10065

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. CUNY Lehman College

    250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx, New York 10468

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. CUNY Queens College

    65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Dowling College

    150 Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, New York 11769-1999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Elmira College

    One Park Place, Elmira, New York 14901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Finger Lakes Community College

    3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, New York 14424-8395

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Five Towns College

    305 North Service Road, Dix Hills, New York 11746-5871

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Fordham University

    441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, New York 10458

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Genesee Community College

    One College Rd, Batavia, New York 14020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Hamilton College

    198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, New York 13323

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Hartwick College

    One Hartwick Drive, Oneonta, New York 13820-4020

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Herkimer County Community College

    100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, New York 13350-1598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Hobart William Smith Colleges

    Geneva, New York 14456

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Hofstra University

    100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Houghton College

    1 Willard Ave, Houghton, New York 14744

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Ithaca College

    953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850-7002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Jamestown Community College

    525 Falconer St, Jamestown, New York 14701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Jewish Theological Seminary of America

    3080 Broadway, New York, New York 10027-4649

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. The Juilliard School

    60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, New York 10023-6588

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

    University Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11201-5372

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Long Island University-C W Post Campus

    720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Manhattan School of Music

    120 Claremont Ave, New York, New York 10027-4698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. Manhattanville College

    2900 Purchase St, Purchase, New York 10577

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Molloy College

    1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. Monroe Community College

    1000 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Nassau Community College

    One Education Dr, Garden City, New York 11530-6793

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. Nazareth College

    4245 East Ave, Rochester, New York 14618-3790

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. The New School

    66 W 12th Street, New York, New York 10011-8603

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. New York University

    70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  44. Niagara County Community College

    3111 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn, New York 14132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  45. Nyack College

    1 South Blvd, Nyack, New York 10960-3698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  46. Onondaga Community College

    4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, New York 13215-4585

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. Orange County Community College

    115 South St, Middletown, New York 10940

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  48. Roberts Wesleyan College

    2301 Westside Dr, Rochester, New York 14624

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  49. University of Rochester

    203 Wallis Hall, Rochester, New York 14627-0011

    35 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  50. Saint Bonaventure University

    3261 W. State Road, Saint Bonaventure, New York 14778

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  51. St Lawrence University

    23 Romoda Drive, Canton, New York 13617

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  52. The College of Saint Rose

    432 Western Ave, Albany, New York 12203-1490

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  53. Schenectady County Community College

    78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, New York 12305

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. Skidmore College

    815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  55. SUNY at Albany

    1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12222

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  56. SUNY at Binghamton

    Vestal Pky E, Binghamton, New York 13902-6000

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  57. University at Buffalo

    3435 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14214

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. Stony Brook University

    Stony Brook, New York 11794

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  59. SUNY College at Buffalo

    1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, New York 14222

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  60. SUNY College at Cortland

    Cortland, New York 13045-0900

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  61. SUNY at Fredonia

    280 Central Ave, Fredonia, New York 14063-1136

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  62. SUNY at Geneseo

    1 College Circle, Geneseo, New York 14454-1465

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  63. State University of New York at New Paltz

    1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, New York 12561-2443

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  64. SUNY College at Oneonta

    Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, New York 13820-4015

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  65. SUNY College at Oswego

    7060 State Route 104, Oswego, New York 13126

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  66. SUNY College at Potsdam

    Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, New York 13676-2294

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  67. SUNY at Purchase College

    735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, New York 10577-1400

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  68. SUNY College at Plattsburgh

    101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901-2681

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  69. Syracuse University

    Syracuse, New York 13244-5040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  70. Excelsior College

    7 Columbia Cir, Albany, New York 12203-5159

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  71. Ulster County Community College

    491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, New York 12484

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  72. Vassar College

    124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  73. Wagner College

    One Campus Rd, Staten Island, New York 10301-4495

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  74. Yeshiva University

    500 W 185th St, New York, New York 10033-3299

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  75. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York

    One W 4th St, New York, New York 10012-1186

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  76. Suffolk County Community College

    533 College Rd, Selden, New York 11784-2899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

  1. Music Schools in New York City, NY13 Schools
  2. Music Schools in Rochester, NY4 Schools
  3. Music Schools in Albany, NY3 Schools
  4. Music Schools in Buffalo, NY3 Schools
  5. Music Schools in Oneonta, NY2 Schools
  6. Music Schools in Garden City, NY2 Schools
  7. Music Schools in Syracuse, NY2 Schools
  8. Music Schools in Ithaca, NY2 Schools
  9. Music Schools in Oakdale, NY1 Schools
  10. Music Schools in Herkimer, NY1 Schools
  11. Music Schools in Selden, NY1 Schools
  12. Music Schools in Canton, NY1 Schools
  13. Music Schools in Stony Brook, NY1 Schools
  14. Music Schools in Potsdam, NY1 Schools
  15. Music Schools in Schenectady, NY1 Schools
  16. Music Schools in Binghamton, NY1 Schools
  17. Music Schools in Stone Ridge, NY1 Schools
  18. Music Schools in Batavia, NY1 Schools
  19. Music Schools in New Paltz, NY1 Schools
  20. Music Schools in Fredonia, NY1 Schools
  21. Music Schools in Poughkeepsie, NY1 Schools
  22. Music Schools in Queensbury, NY1 Schools
  23. Music Schools in Saratoga Springs, NY1 Schools
  24. Music Schools in Geneseo, NY1 Schools
  25. Music Schools in Canandaigua, NY1 Schools
  26. Music Schools in Plattsburgh, NY1 Schools
  27. Music Schools in Geneva, NY1 Schools
  28. Music Schools in Middletown, NY1 Schools
  29. Music Schools in Cortland, NY1 Schools
  30. Music Schools in Jamestown, NY1 Schools
  31. Music Schools in Nyack, NY1 Schools
  32. Music Schools in Oswego, NY1 Schools
  33. Music Schools in Houghton, NY1 Schools
  34. Music Schools in Hempstead, NY1 Schools
  35. Music Schools in Clinton, NY1 Schools
  36. Music Schools in Elmira, NY1 Schools
  37. Music Schools in Rockville Centre, NY1 Schools
  38. Music Schools in Hamilton, NY1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Music Employment

New York 10,870
National 63,990

Of all of the music professionals in the country, nearly 17% are in the state of New York.

Employment Growth for Music professionals In New York

10,250 9,280 9,940 10,570 10,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New York, the field of music is growing. In New York, 620 more music professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 New York

$26,985 $25,415 $25,610 $29,985 $31,140
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New York, as the number of music professionals is growing, the salaries earned by music professionals are increasing. Music professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $26,985 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $31,140 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in New York

10th percentile
$10,510
25th percentile
$13,780
50th percentile
$22,320
75th percentile
$37,725
90th percentile
$59,825

Thus, music professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 469% 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 New York.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in New York

Art
$70,104
Liberal Arts
$92,170
Music
$31,140
Music Production
$72,398

In New York, 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 New York

associate
14
bachelor
115
master
68
doctor
28
Certificate
20
Total245

The number of students graduating from the 76 accredited music schools in New York is increasing. In 2006 there were 2,376 music graduates from music courses in New York and in 2010 there were 2,448 graduates.

This represents a 3% increase in the number of music degree or certificate school graduates in New York state. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in New York

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