122
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,524
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

VanderCook College of Music is a Comprehensive institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL  60616
United States
Contact Mrs. LeeAnn L. Meyer
Director of Admissions and Retention
Email: admissions@vandercook.edu
Phone: 312-788-1120
Fax: 312-225-5211

Majors & Degrees

Education Associate Bachelors
Music Teacher Education Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
38
Accepted
122
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

19
Females Applied
19
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

19
Males Applied
19
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
2.97
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
3 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Audition on the applicant's primary instrument or voice

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 20 430 530
SAT Math 23 450 540
ACT Composite 24 21 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

26,548
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Fees

1,886
Full-time student fees
12,074
Room & board
6,150
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

15,524
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,295
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,275
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,523
Avg. Loan Aid
8,927
Avg. Grant Aid
10,190
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

122
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.44%
Black or African American 3.33%
White or Caucasian 58.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.11%
Two or more races 3.33%
Other 6.67%

Gender

Male (55.74%)
Female (44.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Prism Concert, A Night of the Pops Benefit Concert and The Midwest Clinic (Symphonic Band only)

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
NAfME (National Association for Music Education), ACDA (American Choral Directors Association), NBA (National Band Association) and ASTA (American String Teachers Association)

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

37
Total Faculty
3:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 24
Male - 22
Female - 15