Music Schools in The South - 2017 Ranking

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In 2017, we have evaluated 167 schools offering music majors in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

We rank Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL), Rice University (Houston, TX), and Texas State University (San Marcos, TX) the top three music schools in the South.

See the best 50 music schools and colleges in the South below or narrow your search by program, state, or city in the South. Also, check our recent ranking of the best music schools in the South.


Top 50 music schools in the South:

Florida State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
1. Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, 1 music program

Rice University - Performing Arts School Ranking
2. Rice University

Houston, TX, 15 music programs

Texas State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
3. Texas State University

San Marcos, TX, 4 music programs

Vanderbilt University - Performing Arts School Ranking
4. Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, 12 music programs

Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music - Performing Arts School Ranking
5. Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music

San Juan, PR, 19 music programs

Catholic University of America - Performing Arts School Ranking
6. Catholic University of America

Washington, DC, 10 music programs

North Carolina State University at Raleigh - Performing Arts School Ranking
7. North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC, 2 music programs

University of Miami - Performing Arts School Ranking
8. University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL, 9 music programs

University of North Texas - Performing Arts School Ranking
9. University of North Texas

Denton, TX, 3 music programs

Savannah College of Art and Design - Performing Arts School Ranking
10. Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, GA, 2 music programs

The University of Texas at Austin - Performing Arts School Ranking
11. The University of Texas

Austin, TX, 3 music programs

Sam Houston State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
12. Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX, 1 music program

Maryland Institute College of Art - Performing Arts School Ranking
13. Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD, 2 music programs

University of South Carolina Columbia - Performing Arts School Ranking
14. University of South Carolina Columbia

Columbia, SC, 2 music programs

Texas Tech University - Performing Arts School Ranking
15. Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX, 1 music program

University of Houston - Performing Arts School Ranking
16. University of Houston

Houston, TX, 1 music program

Texas Christian University - Performing Arts School Ranking
17. Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, 12 music programs

University of Delaware - Performing Arts School Ranking
18. University of Delaware

Newark, DE, 4 music programs

Southern Methodist University - Performing Arts School Ranking
19. Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX, 9 music programs

Full Sail University - Performing Arts School Ranking
20. Full Sail University

Winter Park, FL, 1 music program

Wade College - Performing Arts School Ranking
21. Wade College

Dallas, TX, 4 music programs

Belmont University - Performing Arts School Ranking
22. Belmont University

Nashville, TN, 3 music programs

Elon University - Performing Arts School Ranking
23. Elon University

Elon, NC, 2 music programs

Auburn University - Performing Arts School Ranking
24. Auburn University

Auburn, AL, 1 music program

Radford University - Performing Arts School Ranking
25. Radford University

Radford, VA, 1 music program

West Virginia University - Performing Arts School Ranking
26. West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV, 1 music program

Stevenson University - Performing Arts School Ranking
27. Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD, 1 music program

University of Maryland Baltimore County - Performing Arts School Ranking
28. University of Maryland Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD, 1 music program

University of Oklahoma Norman - Performing Arts School Ranking
29. University of Oklahoma Norman

Norman, OK, 2 music programs

Stetson University - Performing Arts School Ranking
30. Stetson University

DeLand, FL, 6 music programs

Virginia Commonwealth University - Performing Arts School Ranking
31. Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA, 1 music program

Bowie State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
32. Bowie State University

Bowie, MD, 1 music program

American University - Performing Arts School Ranking
33. American University

Washington, DC, 1 music program

Baylor University - Performing Arts School Ranking
34. Baylor University

Waco, TX, 3 music programs

Jacksonville University - Performing Arts School Ranking
35. Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, FL, 3 music programs

Anderson University - Performing Arts School Ranking
36. Anderson University

Anderson, SC, 3 music programs

Bob Jones University - Performing Arts School Ranking
37. Bob Jones University

Greenville, SC, 2 music programs

University of Central Oklahoma - Performing Arts School Ranking
38. University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK, 3 music programs

West Texas A & M University - Performing Arts School Ranking
39. West Texas A & M University

Canyon, TX, 1 music program

Samford University - Performing Arts School Ranking
40. Samford University

Birmingham, AL, 3 music programs

Jacksonville State University - Performing Arts School Ranking
41. Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL, 1 music program

Johns Hopkins University - Performing Arts School Ranking
42. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD, 1 music program

University of Baltimore - Performing Arts School Ranking
43. University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD, 2 music programs

Oklahoma City University - Performing Arts School Ranking
44. Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, OK, 2 music programs

Nova Southeastern University - Performing Arts School Ranking
45. Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1 music program

Inter American University of Puerto Rico Metro - Performing Arts School Ranking
Piedmont College - Performing Arts School Ranking
47. Piedmont College

Demorest, GA, 1 music program

Lee University - Performing Arts School Ranking
48. Lee University

Cleveland, TN, 1 music program

The University of Texas at El Paso - Performing Arts School Ranking
49. The University of Texas

El Paso, TX, 3 music programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Performing Arts School Ranking
50. University of Alabama

Birmingham, AL, 1 music program



Music schools in the South by state:

Schools by State10 Music Schools in Alabama1 Music Schools in Arkansas2 Music Schools in Delaware11 Music Schools in Florida22 Music Schools in Georgia3 Music Schools in Kentucky3 Music Schools in Louisiana9 Music Schools in Maryland1 Music Schools in Mississippi9 Music Schools in North Carolina12 Music Schools in Oklahoma13 Music Schools in South Carolina9 Music Schools in Tennessee37 Music Schools in Texas15 Music Schools in Virginia3 Music Schools in District of Columbia4 Music Schools in West Virginia


Music schools in other regions:

Northeast: 76 schools
Midwest: 133 schools
West: 84 schools

Popular performing arts school cities in the South:

in Alabama:
Auburn: 1 school
Birmingham: 3 schools
Tuscaloosa: 1 school
in Arkansas:
Fayetteville: 1 school
in Delaware:
Newark: 1 school
in District of Columbia:
Washington: 8 schools
in Florida:
Boca Raton: 2 schools
Coral Gables: 1 school
Fort Lauderdale: 2 schools
Gainesville: 1 school
Jacksonville: 1 school
Miami: 3 schools
Orlando: 1 school
Tallahassee: 2 schools
Tampa: 2 schools
Winter Park: 2 schools
in Georgia:
Albany: 1 school
Athens: 1 school
Atlanta: 8 schools
Augusta: 2 schools
Kennesaw: 2 schools
Savannah: 2 schools
Valdosta: 2 schools
in Kentucky:
Highland Heights: 1 school
in Louisiana:
Baton Rouge: 3 schools
New Orleans: 5 schools
in Maryland:
Baltimore: 8 schools
Bel Air: 1 school
College Park: 1 school
Stevenson: 1 school
Towson: 1 school
in Mississippi:
Hattiesburg: 2 schools
in North Carolina:
Chapel Hill: 1 school
Charlotte: 3 schools
Elon: 1 school
Greensboro: 4 schools
Greenville: 1 school
Raleigh: 4 schools
Wilmington: 1 school
Winston Salem: 2 schools
in Oklahoma:
Norman: 2 schools
Oklahoma City: 3 schools
Tulsa: 4 schools
in Puerto Rico:
San Juan: 4 schools
in South Carolina:
Charleston: 2 schools
Columbia: 4 schools
Conway: 2 schools
Rock Hill: 1 school
in Tennessee:
Chattanooga: 2 schools
Memphis: 3 schools
Murfreesboro: 1 school
Nashville: 4 schools
in Texas:
Austin: 3 schools
Dallas: 4 schools
Denton: 2 schools
Edinburg: 1 school
Fort Worth: 2 schools
Houston: 6 schools
Huntsville: 1 school
Levelland: 1 school
Lubbock: 2 schools
Nacogdoches: 1 school
San Antonio: 8 schools
San Marcos: 1 school
Waco: 3 schools
in Virginia:
Annandale: 1 school
Blacksburg: 1 school
Fairfax: 1 school
Harrisonburg: 2 schools
Norfolk: 3 schools
Radford: 1 school
Richmond: 4 schools
Roanoke: 2 schools
Winchester: 1 school
in West Virginia:
Morgantown: 1 school
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