Texas Music Education Primer

The TMEP describes the music and music business education programs offered by 143 Texas colleges and universities.

Specific information includes type of degrees offered; notable faculty and alumni; key departmental contacts; campus performance opportunities and spaces; recording facilities; scholarship information; registration deadlines; as well as links to each school's music department website (where applicable).

See the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to search information on degree and certificate programs offered by Texas public institutions of higher education.


Schools are listed alphabetically by city, then alphabetically by school name

Abilene
Alpine
Amarillo
Arlington
Athens

Austin
Baytown
Beaumont
Belton
Big Spring
Borger
Brenham
Brownsville
Brownwood
Canyon
Cisco
College Station
Commerce
Corpus Christi

Corsicana
Cypress
Dallas
Denison
Denton
Edinburg
El Paso
Farmers Branch
Fort Worth
Gainesville
Georgetown
Hawkins
Hillsboro
Houston
Huntsville
Hurst
Irving
Jacksonville
Kilgore
Killeen

Kingsville
Kingwood
Lake Jackson
Lancaster
Laredo
Levelland
Lubbock
Marshall
McAllen
Mesquite
Midland
Mount Pleasant
Nacogdoches
Odessa
Paris
Pasadena
Plainview
Plano
Port Arthur
Prairie View

Ranger
Richardson
San Angelo
San Antonio
San Marcos
Seguin
Sherman
Stafford

Stephenville
Temple
Texarkana
Texas City
Tyler
Vernon
Victoria
Waco
Waxahachie
Wharton
Wichita Falls

Abilene
Abilene Christian University - Department of Music
Hardin-Simmons University - School of Music
McMurry University - Department of Music

Alpine
Sul Ross State University - Department of Fine Arts and Communications

Amarillo
Amarillo College - Division of Fine Arts

Arlington
Tarrant County College -Southeast Campus - Fine Arts and Speech
University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Music
UT - Human Performance Institute, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering

Athens

Trinity Valley Community College - Music Department

Austin
Austin Community College - Commercial Music Management Program
Concordia University - Music Department
Huston-Tillotson University - Department of Music
St. Edward's University - Music Department
University of Texas at Austin - School of Music

Baytown
Lee College - Fine Arts Department

Beaumont
Lamar University - Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Belton
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor - Department of Music

Big Spring

Howard College - Department of Music

Borger
Frank Phillips College - Department of Music

Brenham
Blinn College - Department of Music

Brownsville
University of Texas - Department of Fine Arts

Brownwood
Howard Payne University - School of Music and Fine Arts

Canyon
West Texas A&M University - Department of Music and Dance
West Texas A&M University - Department of Music Therapy

Cisco
Cisco Junior College - Department of Music

College Station
Texas A&M University - Music Program

Commerce
Texas A&M University - Department of Music

Corpus Christi
Del Mar College - Department of Music
Wynne Seale Academy - Department of Fine Arts
Texas A&M University - Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Corsicana
Navarro College - Music Department

Cypress
Lone Star College • Cyfair Music Department

Dallas
Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas Baptist University - College of Fine Arts
El Centro College - Music Department
Mountain View College - Music Department
Paul Quinn College - Music
Richland College - Music Department
Southern Methodist University - Meadows School of the Arts
Southern Methodist University - Music Therapy Program
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

Denison
Grayson County College - Music Department

Denton
Texas Woman's University - Department of Music and Drama
Texas Woman's University - Music Therapy Department
University of North Texas - Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia
University of North Texas - College of Music
University of North Texas - Texas Center for Music and Medicine

Edinburg
University of Texas - Pan American - Department of Music

El Paso
El Paso Community College - Music Department
University of Texas at El Paso - Department of Music

Farmers Branch
Brookhaven College - Music Department

Fort Worth
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - The School of Church Music
Tarrant County College - Northwest Campus
Tarrant County College - South Campus
Texas Christian University - School of Music
Texas Wesleyan University - Department of Music

Gainesville
North Central Texas College - Music Department

Georgetown
Southwestern University - Music Department

Hawkins
Jarvis Christian College - Music Department

Hillsboro
Hill College

Houston
Houston Baptist University - School of Music
Houston Community Colleges System (HCCS) - Central Campus Music Program
HCCS - Northwest College - Audio Recording Technology and Technical Communications Department
Houston High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
North Harris College - Music Department
Parker Elementary School
Rice University - Shepherd School of Music
San Jacinto College North Campus - Music Department
San Jacinto College South Campus
Texas Southern University - Department of Fine Arts
University of Houston - Rebecca and John J. Moores School of Music
University of St. Thomas - Music Department

Huntsville
Sam Houston State University - School of Music
Sam Houston State University - Music Therapy Division

Hurst
Tarrant County College - Northeast Campus

Irving
North Lake College
University of Dallas - Department of Music

Jacksonville
Lon Morris College - Music Department

Kilgore
Kilgore College - Department of Music and Dance

Killeen
Central Texas College - Department of Fine Arts

Kingsville
Texas A&M University at Kingsville - Department of Music

Kingwood
Kingwood College

Lake Jackson
Brazosport College - Music Department

Lancaster
Cedar Valley College
Dallas County Community College District

Laredo
Laredo Community College - Music and Dance
Texas A&M International University - Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Vidal M. Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts

Levelland
South Plains College - Creative Arts Department

Lubbock
Lubbock Christian University - Music Division, Department of Communication and Fine Arts
Texas Tech University - School of Music

Marshall
East Texas Baptist University - Music Department
Wiley College - Department of Music

McAllen
South Texas Community College

Mesquite
Eastfield College Arts and Letters Division

Midland
Midland College - Fine Arts and Communications Division

Mount Pleasant
Northeast Texas Community College - Music Department

Nacogdoches
Stephen F. Austin State University - Department of Music

Odessa
Odessa College - Music Department

Paris
Paris Junior College

Pasadena
San Jacinto College Central Campus - Music Business/Audio Engineering

Plainview
Wayland Baptist University - Music Department

Plano
Collin County Community College District

Port Arthur

Lamar State College-Port Arthur Commercial Music Program

Prairie View
Prairie View A&M University - Department of Music and Drama

Ranger
Ranger College - Department of Music

San Angelo
Angelo State University - Department of Music

San Antonio
Audio Enginearing Institute
North East School of the Arts
Our Lady of the Lake University - Department of Music
Palo Alto College - Fine and Performing Arts Speech Communication
St. Mary's University - Department of Music
Saint Philips College - Fine Arts Department
San Antonio College - Department of Music
Trinity University - Music Department
University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Music
University of Texas at San Antonio - Institute for Music Research
University of the Incarnate Word - Department of Music

San Marcos
Texas State University - Center for Texas Music History
Texas State University - School of Music

Seguin
Texas Lutheran University - Department of Music

Sherman
Austin College - Department of Music

Stafford
Houston Community College - Southwest Campus

Stephenville
Tarleton State University - Department of Fine Arts and Speech

Temple
Temple College - Performing Arts Department

Texarkana
Texarkana College - Music Department

Texas City
College of the Mainland

Tyler
Texas College - Department of Music
Tyler Junior College - Music Program
University of Texas at Tyler - Music Department

Vernon
Vernon College

Victoria
Victoria College - Department of Fine Arts

Waco
Baylor University - School of Music
McLennan Community College - Commercial Music Program
McLennan Community College - Music Department
Texas State Technical College - Media Communications and Information

Waxahachie
Southwestern Assembly of God University - Music Department

Wharton
Wharton County Junior College - Music Department

Wichita Falls
Midwestern State University - Department of Music