Music at Illinois Wesleyan University

Music at Illinois Wesleyan University

The Music major is part of the visual & performing arts program at Illinois Wesleyan University.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how Illinois Wesleyan ranks among other schools offering degrees in music.

Jump to any of the following sections:

Music Degrees Available at Illinois Wesleyan

Illinois Wesleyan Music Rankings

The bachelor's program at Illinois Wesleyan was ranked #119 on College Factual's Best Schools for music list. It is also ranked #5 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Music 66
Best Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools 129
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Music 289
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Music 565

Popularity of Music at Illinois Wesleyan

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Illinois Wesleyan University handed out 15 bachelor's degrees in music. Due to this, the school was ranked #367 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 7% over the previous year when 14 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Music Graduates from Illinois Wesleyan Have?

Student Debt of Music Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Illinois Wesleyan, music students borrow a median amount of $25,500 in student loans. This is about the same as the median debt load of allmusic bachelor's degree recipients across the nation.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the music program at Illinois Wesleyan is $265 per month.

Illinois Wesleyan Music Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the music majors at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Illinois Wesleyan Music Bachelor’s Program

Of the 15 music students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from Illinois Wesleyan, about 47% were men and 53% were women.


The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Illinois Wesleyan are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 80% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a bachelor's in music.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Drama & Theater Arts 25
Fine & Studio Arts 3

View All Music Related Majors >


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Find Schools Near You