VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, IL

VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$29,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
445
75th
590
25th
445
75th
24
25th
23
75th
22
25th
21
75th
20
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

4

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21
Declined
Total Received 21
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Private

133

undergraduate students

1,431

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

VanderCook College of Music, founded in 1909, is a private, not-for-profit college specializing in music teacher preparation. Its two-acre campus is located three miles south of downtown Chicago, IL.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,564
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

Two-acre, urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,716,450). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to bus and train stations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

VanderCook College of Music
3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL
60616

Campus Life

no
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
17%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
445
75th
590
25th
445
75th
24
25th
23
75th
22
25th
21
75th
20
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21
Declined
Total Received 21

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

Not reported

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Aid

65%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,110

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $27,670
Additional fees $2,130
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $31,000
Average Financial Aid - $13,110
Total with Avg. Aid $17,890
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 312 788-1137
F: 312 225-5211
financialaidstaff@vandercook.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Music Teacher Education.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Music Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education

1,564

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

9%

133
students

Female
41%
55

Male
59%
78

91%

1,431
students

Female
62%
893

Male
38%
538

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

72
students

Female
42%
30

Male
58%
42

46%

61
students

Female
41%
25

Male
59%
36

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

123%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
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 All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

70

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented China
Italy
Special services offered for international applicants
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