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San Francisco Conservatory of Music is a private institution that was founded in 1917. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 186, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 2 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $37,880 (2012-13).
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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music educates exceptionally talented musicians from around the world to become artists of the highest caliber, as well as musical citizens prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century. To accomplish this mission, the Conservatory will: Offer a curriculum based on the essential need both to honor tradition and encourage innovation; Engage and support a faculty of master teachers committed to cultivating the individual excellence, collaborative spirit and creative thinking that the professional musician requires and our culture demands; and Provide an intimate and supportive environment that enables each student to find a distinctive voice. Situated in one of the most dynamic and eclectic cities in the world, the San Francisco Conservatory is poised to nurture a new generation of gifted musicians who will help advance and shape the musical culture of our century.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to San Francisco Conservatory of Music, it's important to note the application deadline is December 1. The application fee at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is $110. It has an an acceptance rate of 47.5 percent.
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|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||47.5%|
|Application deadline||December 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is 7:1, and the school has 69.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at San Francisco Conservatory of Music include: Keyboard Instruments; Stringed Instruments; Voice and Opera; Woodwind Instruments; and Percussion Instruments. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||65%|
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San Francisco Conservatory of Music has a total undergraduate enrollment of 186, with a gender distribution of 51.6 percent male students and 48.4 percent female students. At this school, 41 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 59 percent of students live off campus.
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Campus Info & Services
San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. San Francisco Conservatory of Music also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$37,880 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data