389
Students
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
44
44%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Manhattan School of Music is a Comprehensive institution located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY  10027-4698
United States
Contact Ms. Amy Anderson
Dean of Enrollment Management
Email: aanderson@msmnyc.edu
Phone: 917-493-4501
Fax: 212-749-3025

Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

897
Applied
402
Accepted
389
Enrolled
45%
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Female Admissions

405
Females Applied
192
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

492
Males Applied
210
Males Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

125
Application Fee
3.55
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Prescreening, audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 1st April 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer December 1st April 1st

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,100
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Fees

600
Full-time student fees
14,424
Room & board
9,925
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

389
Total undergrad students
43%
International Students
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.94%
Black or African American 2.31%
White or Caucasian 32.39%
Asian 6.68%
Two or more races 4.88%
Other 3.6%

Gender

Male (45.24%)
Female (54.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 67%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Ice Cream Social with the President, Finals Week Study Breaks and Rite of Spring

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
Specialized Career Center

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Council, Asian Student Association and Resident Community Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Faculty

251
Total Faculty
6:1
Student-Faculty Ratio