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San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Graduate Division

San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Overview

San Francisco Conservatory of Music / Graduate Division is located in San Francisco, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Artist Diploma) Strings Violin
(Artist Diploma) Strings Cello
(Artist Diploma) Strings Viola
Master of Music (MM) Piano Piano
Master of Music (MM) Piano Collaborative piano
Master of Music (MM) Piano Organ
(Artist Diploma) Piano Piano
Master of Music (MM) Percussion Percussion
Master of Music (MM) Historical performance Harpsichord
Master of Music (MM) Conducting
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Piano Collaborative piano
Master of Music (MM) Piano Piano
Master of Music (MM) Piano Organ
Master of Music (MM) Harp
Master of Music (MM) Chamber music Viola
Master of Music (MM) Chamber music Cello
Master of Music (MM) Chamber music Preformed string quartet
Master of Music (MM) Chamber music Piano
Master of Music (MM) Chamber music Violin
(Postgraduate Diploma) Voice
(Artist Certificate) Chamber music Viola
(Artist Certificate) Chamber music Cello
(Artist Certificate) Chamber music Piano
(Artist Certificate) Chamber music Violin
(Artist Certificate) Chamber music Preformed string quartet
Master of Music (MM) Woodwinds Bassoon
Master of Music (MM) Woodwinds Clarinet
Master of Music (MM) Woodwinds Oboe
Master of Music (MM) Woodwinds Flute
Master of Music (MM) Strings Violin
Master of Music (MM) Strings Cello
Master of Music (MM) Strings Double bass
Master of Music (MM) Strings Viola
Master of Music (MM) Voice
Master of Music (MM) Guitar
Master of Mediation (MM) Piano Harpsichord
Master of Music (MM) Brass Bass trombone
Master of Music (MM) Brass Tenor trombone
Master of Music (MM) Brass Trumpet
Master of Music (MM) Brass Horn
Master of Music (MM) Brass Tuba

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 74
Other Advanced Degrees 41

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
1-2 recitals, 1-3 juried performances
Other Advanced Degrees Varies
1-2 recitals, 1-3 juried performances

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

709
Applied
255
Accepted
117
Enrolled
36%

Applying

110
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Recommendations, transcripts, audition
Additional Entrance Requirements Recommendations, transcripts, audition

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

209
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.35%
Black or African American 3.35%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.78%
Unknown 7.66%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

134
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 107
Male (91)
Female (43)

Location & Contact

Address 50 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
United States
Contact Kate Sheeran
Provost and Dean
Email: snedel@sfcm.edu
Phone: 415-503-6251
Fax: 415-503-6205

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