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New England Conservatory is a highly rated private college located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 464 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the New England Conservatory acceptance rate is 37%. Popular majors include Musical Instruments, Music, and Voice and Opera. Graduating 81% of students, New England Conservatory alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,500.

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290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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New England Conservatory of Music Rankings

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NEC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
37%
Application Deadline
December 1
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$125
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$46,620 / 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
$21,030 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

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Academics

Professors
grade C+
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Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
464 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
33
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 4 responses
Poll
67%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 3 responses
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What one word or phrase best describes your school?
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  • Come to Nec to live in the music history
    75%
  • Cream of the Crop
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
81%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 3 responses

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