9 Best Music schools in Virginia

Below is the list of best universities in Virginia ranked based on their research performance in Music. A graph of 2.51K citations received by 231 academic papers made by 9 universities in Virginia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

For Music

Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%

2. George Mason University

For Music

Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
75%

3. University of Virginia

For Music

Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
60%

4. Old Dominion University

For Music

Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1065
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
93%

5. Virginia Commonwealth University

For Music

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
83%

6. Christopher Newport University

For Music

Acceptance Rate
76%
Receiving Aid
75%
Average Aid
$6,336
Enrollment
4,868

7. James Madison University

For Music

Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
60%

8. University of Richmond

For Music

Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$25,700

9. College of William and Mary

For Music

Acceptance Rate
42%
Average SAT
1395
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
54%

Closest to Virginia states to learn Music

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
District of Columbia 4 102
North Carolina 9 33
Maryland 4 22
Pennsylvania 17 29
South Carolina 4 77
Ohio 13 2
New Jersey 9 46
Kentucky 4 57
Tennessee 7 96
Georgia 7 25
Indiana 10 8
New York 28 1
Connecticut 5 34
Rhode Island 3 95
Massachusetts 18 6
Alabama 3 63
Illinois 13 3
Michigan 8 7
Florida 9 9
Mississippi 2 201
Wisconsin 6 44
Missouri 5 20
Maine 3 238
Iowa 5 26
Louisiana 3 39
Minnesota 6 15
Kansas 4 37
Nebraska 3 65
Texas 21 21
Colorado 4 43
Utah 3 66
Arizona 3 32
Washington 4 5
Oregon 5 84
California 26 4