San Francisco Conservatory of Music

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50 Oak Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

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Phone: (415) 864-7326
2012-2013 Tuition
$37,880
tuition and fees
Students
186
enrolled
52%
male /
48%
female
Admissions
Dec. 1
application deadline
47.5%
accepted

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Summary

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).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1917
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $35,655,000

Applying

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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Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 47.5%
Application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

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.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 7:1
4-year graduation rate 65%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Keyboard Instruments 22%
Stringed Instruments 20%
Voice and Opera 17%
Woodwind Instruments 15%
Percussion Instruments 10%

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Student Life

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.

Total enrollment 414
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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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

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Tuition and fees $37,880 (2012-13)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics N/A

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