New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA

New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$52,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 416
Declined 731
Total Received 1,147
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Private

505

undergraduate students

378

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The New England Conservatory, founded in 1867, is a private, coeducational, conservatory. Its campus is located in Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 883
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

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One-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

New England Conservatory of Music
290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA
02115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $125
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Not used

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 416
Declined 731
Total Received 1,147

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,560

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,440
Room & board $17,060
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $500
Total $70,000
Average Financial Aid - $22,560
Total with Avg. Aid $47,440

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 617 585-1110
F: 617 585-1115
financialaid@necmusic.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Brass Instruments.
Conducting.
Keyboard Instruments.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Pedagogy.
Music Theory and Composition.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
Percussion Instruments.
Stringed Instruments.
Voice and Opera.
Woodwind Instruments.

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Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships

883

total students

9%

in-state

91%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

505
students

Female
44%
223

Male
56%
282

43%

378
students

Female
48%
183

Male
52%
195

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

475
students

Female
45%
213

Male
55%
262

6%

30
students

Female
33%
10

Male
67%
20

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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