2014 Best America’s Top Music Schools and Colleges Ranking

Rank College (School) State
1 University of Rochester (Eastman School of Music) NY
2 Juilliard School NY
3 New England Conservatory of Music MA
4 Oberlin College Conservatory OH
5 Curtis Institute of Music PA
6 Indiana University-Bloomington IN
7 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor MI
8 Northwestern University IL
9 University of Cincinnati OH
10  Berklee College of Music MA
11 Yale University CT
12 Florida State University FL
13 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign IL
14 Manhattan School of Music NY
15 University of Southern California CA
16 Johns Hopkins University (Peabody) MD
17 Mannes College of Music NY
18 Cleveland Institute of Music OH
19 University of North Texas TX
20 Arizona State University AZ
21 University of Texas-Austin TX
22 Rice University TX
23 University of Colorado-Boulder CO
24 University of Wisconsin-Madison WI
25 Ohio State University OH
26 University of Hartford (Hartt) CT
27 San Francisco Conservatory of Music CA
28 SUNY-Stony Brook NY
29 University of Kansas KS
30 Boston University MA