New England Conservatory is an above-average private college located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 407 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the New England Conservatory acceptance rate is 33%. Popular majors include Musical Instruments, Music, and Voice and Opera. Graduating 80% of students, New England Conservatory alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,500.
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I am a current third year undergraduate student at NEC, majoring in classical vocal performance. The school has provided me with copious amounts of knowledge and has helped me grow as a person, musician, and performer. The program is aimed at shaping individuals into well rounded musicians. The outreach program allows students to make their way out into the community, and the environment at the school enables students to dabble into other musical interests outside of their selected majors. There are additional possibilities to minor in different subjects or create your own minor. If courses are not offered at the school, one may take desired courses at nearby universities. As a vocal student, I do wish there were more operatic opportunities, as most of the funding is offered to the graduate program. The new dorm and student life center is incredible and a major upgrade.
A high-level conservatory atmosphere in the city of Boston. Very good for those wanting to study music as a career.
NEC offers various internship opportunities.