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New England Conservatory of Music
  • 4 Year
  • BOSTON, MA

Report Card

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

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New England Conservatory is an above-average private college located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 374 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the New England Conservatory acceptance rate is 36%. Popular majors include Musical Instruments, Music, and Voice and Opera. Graduating 71% 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
36%
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
$50,651 / 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
$19,709 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

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Academics

Professors
grade C+
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Student Faculty Ratio
3:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
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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
    43%
  • On Campus
    3%
  • Online
    54%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
374 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
30
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
13%
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?
Based on 4 responses
  • 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
71%
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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