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Manhattan School of Music
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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MSM is an above-average private college located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 495 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the MSM acceptance rate is 36%. Popular majors include Musical Instruments, Performing Arts, and Voice and Opera. Graduating 74% of students, MSM alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $16,800.

About

130 CLAREMONT AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10027
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
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Manhattan School of Music Rankings

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MSM Admissions

Acceptance Rate
36%
Application Deadline
December 1
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$125
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$44,217 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$26,708 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 4 responses
43%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 7 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 7 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    69%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    31%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
495 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Hardworking
    50%
  • Stressed
    50%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 6 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Advanced
    25%
  • Fast-paced
    25%
  • Genuine
    25%
  • Strict
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
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