Music in Colorado

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Schools Offering Music Programs in Colorado


Each year, roughly 0.3% of Colorado students graduate with degrees in music. In other words, every year an estimated 484 musicians graduate from Colorado's 16 music schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a music program is Colorado College, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. 8 students graduated with a degree in music from Colorado College in 2010. Tuition at Colorado College was $38,898 per year.

University of Denver, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a music program. It is located in Denver. 61 students graduated with degree in music from University of Denver in 2010. Tuition at University of Denver was $36,501 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a music program is Regis University, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Regis University music program. Tuition at Regis University was $30,598 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Colorado music school, average tuition will be $13,908 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,093 per year to $38,898 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Colorado College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $38,898 per year
  2. University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year
  3. Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Colorado music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Metropolitan State College of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $4,093 per year
  2. Western State College of Colorado - located in Gunnison, students are charged $4,775 per year
  3. Fort Lewis College - located in Durango, students are charged $4,924 per year

A music degree from a Colorado school... what next?

The Colorado counties with the largest populations of musician are:

  1. Adams County - 210 musicians
  2. El Paso County - 110 musicians

Salary

musicians in Colorado earn $19,665 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Colorado musician earned as little as less than $17,890 per year or as much as more than $51,690 per year. On average musician earn the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Adams County - $33,690 per year

On average, the highest paid musicians in Colorado were:

  1. Music Composer - $39,330 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

On average, the lowest paid musicians in Colorado were:

  1. Music Composer - $39,330 per year
  2. Horn Player - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as music or audio engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Music in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Music in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Music in Colorado

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO 39.1022 34% 33,010
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University Fort Collins CO 38.2925 39% 28,902
7,018 miles from location University of Colorado Denver Denver CO 28.3942 41% 23,715
7,019 miles from location Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver CO 19.9884 54% 22,837
6,995 miles from location University of Northern Colorado Greeley CO 61.9484 42% 12,711
7,018 miles from location University of Denver Denver CO 72.0669 20% 11,644
7,020 miles from location Regis University Denver CO 64.6884 24% 10,874
7,214 miles from location Mesa State College Grand Junction CO 19.6451 51% 7,042
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo CO 19.9156 31% 6,443
7,203 miles from location Fort Lewis College Durango CO 54.5894 43% 3,770
7,092 miles from location Adams State College Alamosa CO 50.8968 42% 3,121
7,024 miles from location Colorado Christian University Denver CO 26.2601 50% 2,511
7,135 miles from location Western State College of Colorado Gunnison CO 53.1079 30% 2,237
7,020 miles from location Colorado College Colorado Springs CO 77.852 33% 2,032
7,030 miles from location Naropa University Boulder CO 22.8946 39% 1,073
7,016 miles from location Nazarene Bible College Colorado Springs CO 17.961 n/a 991
 

Curious what studying Music gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Colorado

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Music Directors and Composers + n/a $39,330
2
Musicians and Singers + 530 n/a -18.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music related jobs in Colorado