Having a quality instrument is vital to your success as a music major. All students are expected to own a step-up level B-flat trumpet in good condition within their first year of study. Music Performance majors should also own a C trumpet and piccolo trumpet before their Junior Recitals (typically the sixth semester of study).
There are many quality instruments that will fit the bill, though I can personally recommend the following:
I will be happy to assist you in selecting the appropriate instrument and finding it at the best possible price. Follow the links below to visit these manufacturers' websites for more info about these models.
Check out the Resources link for links to reputable dealers and additional information (including prices).