The College of Music has the largest enrollment for public university music programs in the U.S. and is one of the world's most respected comprehensive music schools. Faculty include internationally acclaimed artists and scholars in composition, conducting, ethnomusicology, jazz studies, music education, music entrepreneurship, music history, music theory and performance, and performing arts health.

 

  • College of Music ranked 19th in the world among the Top 25 Music Schools for Film and TV by the The Hollywood Reporter 
  • Denton ranked 1st in the nation as a best college town for music majors by MusicSchoolCentral.com
  • Jazz studies program ranked 1st in Texas, 1st in the South and 2nd in the nation by Best-Music-Colleges.com
  • Music program ranked 3rd in the nation for value by GreatValueColleges.net
  • College of Music ranked 1st in Texas and 3rd in the nation for veterans by CollegeFactual.com
  • Undergraduate general music program ranked 3rd in the nation for veterans and 1st in Texas and 4th in the nation for best value by CollegeFactual.com
  • General music program ranked 2nd in Texas, 2nd in the South and 8th in the nation by Best-Music-Colleges.com
  • College of Music named one of the 10 Best Music Schools in the U.S. by MusicSchoolCentral.com
  • College of Music ranked 1st in Texas, 1st in the South and 12th in the nation by Best-Music-Colleges.com
  • College of Music named a Top 21 Best Music Business School in the nation by Billboard.com
  • Music theory program ranked 1st in Texas, 3rd in the South and 16th in the nation by Best-Music-Colleges.com
  • Music performance program ranked 1st in Texas, 2nd in the South and 17th in the nation by Best-Music-Colleges.com
  • Music history and literature program ranked 1st in Texas, 5th in the South and 19th in the nation by Best-Music-Colleges.com
  • College of Music's Symphony Orchestra named one of the Top 20 most impressive college orchestras in America by OnlineSchoolsCenter.com.
  • UNT named among the Top 25 Major Universities Strong in Music in the nation by Fiske Guide to Colleges
  • College of Music named one of the Top 25 U.S. Jazz Guitar Schools by Jazzguitar.be