Manhattan School of Music

New York, NY

Manhattan School of Music

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$49,270

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

5.5

students

1

faculty

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 402
Declined 495
Total Received 897
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Private

389

undergraduate students

568

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The Manhattan School of Music, founded in 1917, is a private institution. Its facilities are located in the Morningside Heights section of Manhattan.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 957
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational

Two-acre, urban campus in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train; other airport serves Newark, NJ (16 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia Airport

Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY
10027

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
67.3%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Council
  • Asian Student Association
  • Resident Community Council

Top Events

  • Ice Cream Social with the President
  • Finals Week Study Breaks
  • Rite of Spring
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $125
Application deadline December 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 402
Declined 495
Total Received 897

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
class rank
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,849

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,280
Room & board $16,305
Additional fees $990
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $3,000
Total $69,575
Average Financial Aid - $6,849
Total with Avg. Aid $62,726
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Music, General
Percussion Instruments
Stringed Instruments
Voice and Opera
Woodwind Instruments
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad

Other Programs

  • Doctorial degree - other

957

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

41%

389
students

Female
55%
213

Male
45%
176

59%

568
students

Female
56%
317

Male
44%
251

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

385
students

Female
55%
210

Male
45%
175

2%

4
students

Female
75%
3

Male
25%
1

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

43%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

21

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: December 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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