409
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,118
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
32
32%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

New England Conservatory of Music is a Comprehensive institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115-5000
United States
Contact Phone: 617-585-1100

Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,170
Applied
379
Accepted
409
Enrolled
32%
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Female Admissions

566
Females Applied
167
Females Accepted
30%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

604
Males Applied
212
Males Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

115
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition recording, repertoire list

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

47,900
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Fees

850
Full-time student fees
15,900
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

28,118
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,909
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,864
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,045
Avg. Loan Aid
16,407
Avg. Grant Aid
23,465
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

409
Total undergrad students
33%
International Students
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.44%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 38.57%
Asian 10.32%
Two or more races 5.9%
Other 5.41%

Gender

Male (56.48%)
Female (43.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Spring and Fall Barbecues, Prom at the Colonnade and Commencement

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
The Penguin (newspaper)

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
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Faculty

235
Total Faculty
5:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 102
Part-time - 133
Male - 157
Female - 78