Music Performance Colleges and Programs

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This higher education program is designed to prepare individuals to master musical instruments and performing art as solo and/or ensemble performers. This program includes in depth instruction on one or more specific instruments from various instrumental groupings.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Music Performance.

Academy of Vocal Arts

1920 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-6685

Phone Number:216E11
Website:www.avaopera.org
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:2 to 1
Online Application:www.avaopera.org

Adrian College

110 S Madison St, Adrian, MI 49221-2575

Phone Number:(517) 265-5161
Website:www.adrian.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,506 (1,506 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Albion College

611 E Porter St, Albion, MI 49224

Phone Number:(517) 629-1000
Website:www.albion.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,878 (1,878 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500

Phone Number:(601) 877-6100
Website:www.alcorn.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Distant rural community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,861 (3,053 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Alderson Broaddus College

101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, WV 26416-2035

Phone Number:(304) 457-1700
Website:www.ab.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:803 (660 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Alma College

614 W Superior, Alma, MI 48801-1599

Phone Number:(989) 463-7111
Website:www.alma.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,419 (1,419 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Alvin Community College

3110 Mustang Rd, Alvin, TX 77511-4898

Phone Number:(281) 756-3500
Website:www.alvincollege.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:6,273 (6,273 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.alvincollege.edu/future/get_started.cfm
Financial Aid:www.alvincollege.edu/FinancialAid/default.htm
Online Application:www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_log…

Ancilla College

9601 S. Union Road, Donaldson, IN 46513-0001

Phone Number:(574) 936-8898
Website:www.ancilla.edu
School Type:Private not-for-profit, 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Distant rural community
Campus housing:No
Student Population:650 (650 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:http://www.ancilla.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ancilla.edu/admissions/apply-financial-aid.htm
Online Application:http://www.ancilla.edu/apply-to-ancilla/

Anderson University

1100 E 5th St, Anderson, IN 46012-3495

Phone Number:(765) 649-9071
Website:www.anderson.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,207 (2,312 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI 49104

Phone Number:(800) 253-2874
Website:www.andrews.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,298 (2,186 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608

Phone Number:(828) 262-2000
Website:www.appstate.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,372 (15,783 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Aquinas College

1607 Robinson Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799

Phone Number:(616) 632-8900
Website:www.aquinas.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,485 (2,139 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone Number:(480) 965-9011
Website:www.asu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:75,341 (59,211 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Arkansas State University-Main Campus

2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR 72401

Phone Number:(870) 972-2100
Website:www2.astate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,310 (11,563 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Atlanta Christian College

2605 Ben Hill Rd, East Point, GA 30344

Phone Number:(404) 761-8861
Website:www.acc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:776 (776 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

Atlantic Union College

338 Main St, South Lancaster, MA 01561-1000

Phone Number:(978) 368-2000
Website:www.auc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:717 (659 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Augsburg College

2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454

Phone Number:(612) 330-1000
Website:www.augsburg.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,702 (3,511 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Augustana College

639 38th St, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296

Phone Number:(309) 794-7000
Website:www.augustana.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,585 (2,585 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64145-1698

Phone Number:(816) 942-8400
Website:www.Avila.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,440 (1,339 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.avila.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.avila.edu/financialaid/index.asp
Online Application:https://www.avila.edu/webapps/freshman/

Baldwin-Wallace College

275 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017-2088

Phone Number:(440) 826-2900
Website:www.bw.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,864 (3,892 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

California Institute of the Arts

24700 W McBean Pky, Valencia, CA 91355-2397

Phone Number:(661) 255-1050
Website:www.calarts.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,394 (882 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.calarts.edu
Financial Aid:www.calarts.edu
Online Application:www.calarts.edu

Cornish College of the Arts

1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA 98121

Phone Number:(206) 726-5016
Website:www.cornish.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:825 (825 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Admissions:www.cornish.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.cornish.edu/finaid/
Online Application:http://www.cornish.edu/admission/apply/

Drake University

2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311-4505

Phone Number:(515) 271-2011
Website:www.drake.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,349 (4,279 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:37 to 1
Admissions:www.drake.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.drake.edu/advantage/costs-finaid/scholar-fi…
Online Application:www.drake.edu/advantage/applying/index.php

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, FL 32307

Phone Number:(850) 599-3000
Website:www.colostate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,146 (10,621 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

George Mason University

4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

Phone Number:(703) 993-1000
Website:www.gmu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:38,257 (22,471 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

Hartford School of Music

834 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-2891

Phone Number:(860) 246-2588
Website:hartfordconservatory.org
School Type:Private not-for-profit, 2-year
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:56 (56 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:2 to 1

Illinois State University

North and School Streets, Normal, IL 61790-1000

Phone Number:(309) 438-2111
Website:www.ilstu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:23,450 (19,510 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Johns Hopkins University

3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688

Phone Number:(410) 516-8000
Website:www.jhu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,599 (6,337 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA 92515-8247

Phone Number:(951) 785-2000
Website:www.lasierra.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,560 (1,736 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1

Longy School of Music

One Follen St, Cambridge, MA 2138

Phone Number:618E13
Website:www.longy.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:219 (44 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:2 to 1

Manhattan School of Music

120 Claremont Ave, New York, NY 10027-4698

Phone Number:(212) 749-2802
Website:www.msmnyc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:983 (425 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:3 to 1
Admissions:www.msmnyc.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.msmnyc.edu/Admissions/Scholarships-Financial-Aid
Online Application:www.unifiedapps.org

Montana State University-Billings

1500 University Drive, Billings, MT 59101-0298

Phone Number:(406) 657-2011
Website:www.msubillings.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,470 (3,723 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:www.msubillings.edu/reg/
Financial Aid:www.msubillings.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.msubillings.edu/future/Forms/MSUBAdmissionA…

New York University

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

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Ohio State University-Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone Number:(614) 292-6446
Website:www.osu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:62,807 (45,667 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Prairie View A & M University

FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, TX 77446

Phone Number:(936) 261-3311
Website:www.pvamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – professional practice
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,628 (6,880 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-6011

Phone Number:416E13
Website:www.sfcm.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:414 (212 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Phone Number:(225) 771-4500
Website:www.subr.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,162 (7,526 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.subr.edu
Financial Aid:www.subr.edu
Online Application:www.subr.edu

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY 13244-5040

Phone Number:(315) 443-1870
Website:syr.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:30,241 (23,229 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

The Curtis Institute of Music

1726 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone Number:(215) 893-5252
Website:www.curtis.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:162 (133 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:2 to 1

The Juilliard School

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

Phone Number:(212) 799-5000
Website:www.juilliard.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,096 (753 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1
Admissions:www.juilliard.edu/admissions/admissions.html
Financial Aid:www.juilliard.edu/admissions/financial.html
Online Application:apply.embark.com/grad/juilliard/22/

The New England Conservatory of Music

290 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5018

Phone Number:(617) 585-1100
Website:necmusic.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:750 (368 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:4 to 1
Admissions:necmusic.edu/apply-nec
Financial Aid:www.necmusic.edu/financial-aid
Online Application:www.unifiedapps.org/

The University of the Arts

320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4901

Phone Number:(215) 717-6000
Website:www.uarts.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,527 (2,294 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1
Admissions:www.uarts.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.uarts.edu/admission/tuitionandfinaid.html
Online Application:http://www.uarts.edu/apply-now

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street, Champaign, IL 61820-5711

Phone Number:(217) 333-1000
Website:www.illinois.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,585 (32,620 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Phone Number:(919) 962-2211
Website:www.unc.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:32,024 (19,316 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Admissions:www.admissions.unc.edu
Financial Aid:studentaid.unc.edu
Online Application:www.admissions.unc.edu/Apply

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

Phone Number:(206) 543-2100
Website:www.washington.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:49,323 (35,420 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admit.washington.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.washington.edu/students/osfa/
Online Application:admit.washington.edu/admission/

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