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About the College

 

As the third-largest music program in higher education, the College’s comprehensive curricula embrace all traditional areas of music and world music study from the baccalaureate to the doctoral level. As one of the leading music institutions in the world, the College enjoys an international reputation. On average, over 40 states and 30 foreign countries are represented in our student population.
 

The College is home to two Grammy award winners, a former concert master of the New York Philharmonic, a Pulitzer prize-winning composer, a Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship recipient, and the world's preeminent scholar in medical music therapy.  
 

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the quality of the College of Music at 12th in the nation and fifth among programs at public universities. The Opera program in the College of Music ranks fifth in the nation and third among programs at public universities according to the same report.