New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA

New England Conservatory of Music

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$50,460

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

56%

male

44%

female

5.1

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 379
Declined 791
Total Received 1,170
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Private

409

undergraduate students

379

graduate students

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School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 788
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • The Penguin (newspaper)

Top Events

  • Spring and Fall Barbecues
  • Prom at the Colonnade
  • Commencement
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $115
Application deadline December 1

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 379
Declined 791
Total Received 1,170

Admissions Factors

Very Important

talent/ability

Important

extracurricular activities
recommendation(s)

Considered

application essay
academic GPA

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $49,580
Room & board $16,500
Additional fees $880
Books & supplies $500
Other fees $3,400
Total $70,860
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Percussion Instruments
Stringed Instruments
Voice and Opera
Woodwind Instruments
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

788

total students

13%

in-state

87%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

52%

409
students

Female
44%
178

Male
56%
231

48%

379
students

Female
49%
184

Male
51%
195

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

371
students

Female
45%
164

Male
55%
207

10%

38
students

Female
37%
14

Male
63%
24

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

33%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

17

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

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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