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2024 Best Acoustics Schools

2 Colleges in the United States
96 Acoustics Degrees Awarded
Acoustics degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #984 out of the 1506 majors we look at each year. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

In 2024, College Factual analyzed 2 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Acoustics Schools ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 96 degrees in acoustics during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Acoustics Rankings by Degree Level

Bachelor's Degrees in Acoustics
Master's Degrees in Acoustics

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Acoustics Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Acoustics in the United States

The schools below may not offer all types of acoustics degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer.

Top Schools in Acoustics

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New York University
New York, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
70 Acoustics Degrees Awarded

It is difficult to beat New York University if you wish to pursue a degree in acoustics. Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population.More information about a degree in acoustics from New York University

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
57.1% Growth in Graduates

Columbia College Chicago is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in acoustics. Located in the large city of Chicago, Columbia is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.More information about a degree in acoustics from Columbia College Chicago

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One of 9 majors within the Physics area of study, Acoustics has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Acoustics

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Physics 12,875
Other Physics 467
Optics/Optical Sciences 196
Theoretical & Mathematical Physics 19
Condensed Matter & Materials Physics 8
Atomic/Molecular Physics 7
Elementary Particle Physics 3
Nuclear Physics 3

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