Music in Idaho

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Schools Offering Music Programs in Idaho

Each year, approximately 0.4% of Idaho graduates receive degrees in music. In other words, every year an estimated 129 musicians graduate from Idaho's 9 music schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Idaho that has a music program is University of Idaho. University of Idaho, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Moscow. In 2010, 24 students graduated from University of Idaho's music program. Students at University of Idaho paid $5,402 per year in tuition fees.

The College of Idaho, which is located in Caldwell, is the second-ranked school in Idaho that has a music program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. In 2010, The College of Idaho graduated 6 students from its music program. Students at The College of Idaho paid $21,380 per year in tuition fees.

Boise State University, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Idaho that has a music program. It is located in Boise. 16 students graduated with degree in music from Boise State University in 2010. Students at Boise State University paid $5,300 per year in tuition fees.


Music schools in Idaho, charge students an average tuition of $8,755 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $23,100 per year, or as little as $2,520 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Idaho music schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Northwest Nazarene University - located in Nampa, students are charged $23,100 per year
  2. The College of Idaho - located in Caldwell, students are charged $21,380 per year
  3. Boise Bible College - located in Boise, students are charged $9,360 per year

The music schools in Idaho that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. College of Southern Idaho - located in Twin Falls, students are charged $2,520 per year
  2. North Idaho College - located in Coeur D Alene, students are charged $2,658 per year
  3. Brigham Young University-Idaho - located in Rexburg, students are charged $3,660 per year

A music degree from an Idaho school... what next?

The Idaho counties with the largest populations of musician are:

  1. Ada County


On average, musicians earn a salary of $45,680 per year in Idaho state. But, salaries for musician can vary. In 2010, musician made as little as less than $24,740 per year or as much as more than $63,560 per year in Idaho. The counties in Idaho with the highest average salary for musicians are:

  1. Ada County - $35,070 per year

On average, the highest paid musicians in Idaho were:

  1. Music Composer - $45,680 per year

On average, the lowest paid musicians in Idaho were:

  1. Music Composer - $45,680 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in music in Idaho 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Music in Idaho
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music in Idaho
  • Master's Degree in Music in Idaho

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
7,515 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
7,299 miles from location Brigham Young University-Idaho Rexburg ID 31.5019 59% 14,944
7,349 miles from location Idaho State University Pocatello ID 21.8189 n/a 13,493
7,480 miles from location University of Idaho Moscow ID 66.4145 44% 11,957
7,453 miles from location College of Southern Idaho Twin Falls ID 15.7658 n/a 8,133
7,447 miles from location North Idaho College Coeur D Alene ID 16.995 n/a 5,659
7,533 miles from location Northwest Nazarene University Nampa ID 23.5206 n/a 1,950
7,536 miles from location The College of Idaho Caldwell ID 60.9825 36% 1,013
7,518 miles from location Boise Bible College Boise ID 57.3292 69% 174

Curious what studying Music gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Music Directors and Composers + 110 $45,680

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are music related jobs in Idaho