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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 188, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 2 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $36,780 (2011-12).
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The mission of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music is to conserve our musical legacy, to serve our society, and to create a vibrant future for our students through an intense, personal educational process. Objectives: To foster and present musical activities of the highest level; To develop young artists (composers, performers, teachers, and other professionals) who integrate themselves into the larger world; To contribute to students' personal well-being and social development as well as enable students to integrate their intellectual development and interpersonal skills with their professional growth; To honor tradition and encourage innovation; To recognize and present music as an expression of an international, multi-cultural community, which fosters a mutual respect for diversity; To enlarge the constituency and appreciation, support for, and participation in music everywhere.
|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 $100. It has an an acceptance rate of 40.4 percent.
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|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||40.4%|
|Application deadline||December 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is 6:1, and the school has 70.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at San Francisco Conservatory of Music include: Voice and Opera; Stringed Instruments; Music Performance, General; Keyboard Instruments; and Music Theory and Composition. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||66|
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San Francisco Conservatory of Music has a total undergraduate enrollment of 188, with a gender distribution of 52.7 percent male students and 47.3 percent female students. At this school, 30.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 70.0 percent of students live off campus.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
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|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$36,780 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$11,250 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data