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New England Conservatory of Music is a private institution that was founded in 1867. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 436, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $39,955 (2013-14).
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New England Conservatory educates and trains musicians of all ages from around the world, drawing on the talent and deep reservoir of experience of our distinguished faculty. We are dedicated to inculcating the highest standards of excellence and nurturing individual artistic sensibility and creative growth. Understanding that music is one of the transcendent expressions of human civilization, NEC aspires to ensure it a central place in contemporary society.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to New England Conservatory of Music, it's important to note the application deadline is December 1. The application fee at New England Conservatory of Music is $115. It has an an acceptance rate of 33.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||33.1%|
|Application deadline||December 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at New England Conservatory of Music is 3:1, and the school has 79.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at New England Conservatory of Music include: Stringed Instruments; Jazz/Jazz Studies; Music Performance, General; Keyboard Instruments; and Music Theory and Composition. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 94.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||71%|
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New England Conservatory of Music has a total undergraduate enrollment of 436, with a gender distribution of 56.4 percent male students and 43.6 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
New England Conservatory of Music offers a number of student services including health service and health insurance. New England Conservatory of Music also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at New England Conservatory of Music.
|Students who have cars on campus||0%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At New England Conservatory of Music, 50.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $18,850.
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|Tuition and fees||$39,955 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$12,350 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data