Museology/Museum Studies

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#1

#1 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Acceptance Rate

3%

Annual Degrees Awarded

52

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$19,491

Median Starting Salary

$46,223

#2

#2 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

105

SAT Score

1,520–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$24,034

Median Starting Salary

$53,550

#3

#3 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,100–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$18,129

Median Starting Salary

$60,077

#4

#4 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

School of Visual Arts
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,220–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$59,053

Median Starting Salary

$55,193

#5

#5 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

George Washington University
Washington, DC

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,360–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$42,723

Median Starting Salary

$54,070

#6

#6 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

New York University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$29,499

Median Starting Salary

$51,585

#7

#7 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

The University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

930–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$42,467

Median Starting Salary

$61,869

#8

#8 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

1,230–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$10,603

Median Starting Salary

$49,776

#9

#9 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Tufts University
Medford, MA

Acceptance Rate

10%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,460–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$30,479

Median Starting Salary

$55,381

#10

#10 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,240–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$42,953

Median Starting Salary

$54,442

#11

#11 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,080–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$28,087

Median Starting Salary

$51,705

#12

#12 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$57,223

#13

#13 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,420–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$35,566

Median Starting Salary

$53,975

#14

#14 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

940–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$47,862

Median Starting Salary

$55,239

#15

#15 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,110–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$17,896

Median Starting Salary

$53,855

#16

#16 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

910–1,120

Est. Net Price *

$11,213

Median Starting Salary

$54,813

#17

#17 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$55,504

#18

#18 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Baylor University
Waco, TX

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,270–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$45,988

Median Starting Salary

$57,247

#19

#19 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Southern University at New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

850–970

Est. Net Price *

$14,999

Median Starting Salary

$53,298

#20

#20 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$49,736

#21

#21 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$13,267

Median Starting Salary

$52,131

#22

#22 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,250–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$33,472

Median Starting Salary

$56,177

#23

#23 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$10,384

Median Starting Salary

$51,754

#24

#24 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,190–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$21,836

Median Starting Salary

$55,362

#25

#25 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$57,510

#26

#26 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,060–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$11,462

Median Starting Salary

$54,199

#27

#27 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

St. John's University-New York
Queens, NY

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$26,052

Median Starting Salary

$54,796

#28

#28 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$10,633

Median Starting Salary

$51,541

#29

#29 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

940–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$15,719

Median Starting Salary

$51,964

#30

#30 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

SUNY Buffalo State University
Buffalo, NY

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,812

Median Starting Salary

$54,689

#31

#31 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

890–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$13,956

Median Starting Salary

$53,530

#32

#32 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, OK

Acceptance Rate

70%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$18,055

Median Starting Salary

$53,442

#33

#33 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$20,900

Median Starting Salary

$55,193

#34

#34 Best College for Museology/Museum Studies in the U.S.

CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

34

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,590

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About Museology/Museum Studies

A program that focuses on the attitudes, knowledge, and skills required to develop, prepare, organize, administer, conserve, store and retrieve artifacts, exhibits and entire collections in museums and galleries, and that prepares individuals to assume curatorial, technical and managerial positions in museums. Includes instruction in institutional management, acquisition, exhibit design, conservation, packing techniques, and public relations.

While Museology/Museum Studies offers degrees up to the Masters degree, the majority of students earn a Masters degree. Students study Museology/Museum Studies all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level sees the most graduates in New York. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Museology/Museum Studies is $47,533.

Popularity of Museology/Museum Studies Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

Some top careers related to Museology/Museum Studies, include Curators and Museum Technicians and Conservators, both of which have lots of job openings. Though there are higher paying positions, such as Postsecondary Teachers, All Other. the most available position for Museology/Museum Studies majors is Postsecondary Teachers, All Other.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Museology/Museum Studies majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Museology/Museum Studies majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
536
Female Students
437 (81%)
Male Students
99 (18%)

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