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  1. #1 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Curtis Institute of Music

    4 Year,

    PHILADELPHIA, PA,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE... The ONLY way to greatness is to PRACTICE relentlessly and dedicate yourself with the drive it takes to improve. You must push yourself every day, ALL day long in order to extract ALL that Curtis has...Remember, Bernstein attended Curtis and he became a LEGEND for all time... being a great pianist, one of the greatest conductors of all time, as well as a brilliant Americana composer. When....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 2%,

    Net Price: $12,835,

  2. #3 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    3837 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says For context- current sophomore who started at USC online, majoring in Communications but has taken classes from across disciplines-Academics: overall good but definitely some terrible professors who either have favoritism, are unclear with expectations, or bad w grading. But the majority of professors are really good-Environment: if you're intimidated by rich, judgmental people, this is not the place for you. A lot of the culture is exclusionary towards ppl who work or who don't partake in certain activities...-facilities: very very nice- great gyms, dining halls, dormsOverall: a great school with a lot of resources, so be sure to look into your major specific resources bc they offer so much! Just be warned that it's not the easiest place to go to if you don't fit....

    Read 3837 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $39,759,

    SAT Range: 1340-1530,

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  4. #5 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Vanderbilt University

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    4 Year,

    NASHVILLE, TN,

    1299 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2021 with a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience. I primarily chose to attend Vandy for its academic prowess, and it definitely lived up to that....

    Read 1299 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 12%,

    Net Price: $25,804,

    SAT Range: 1470-1570,

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  6. #7 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Rice University

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    4 Year,

    HOUSTON, TX,

    1079 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says At first, I was a bit disappointed that I ended up at Rice University. I was aiming for the Ivy Leagues and ended up at a college that I hadn't even heard of before the university application....

    Read 1079 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $19,215,

    SAT Range: 1460-1570,

  7. #8 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    San Francisco Conservatory of Music

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    4 Year,

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA,

    85 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Positioned in the heart of downtown San Francisco, SFCM has a prime location and an amazing teaching staff. The highlight of my time at the school has been the time I've spent with the jazz faculty....Overall, the facilities are great. The performance spaces, ensemble rooms, and studios are beautiful. The neighborhood is rough around the edges but the two buildings are secure.Even in the midst of the pandemic, there have been performance opportunities, recitals, and concerts in all departments..

    Read 85 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $41,918,

  8. #13 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Manhattan School of Music

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    4 Year,

    NEW YORK, NY,

    53 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Manhattan School of Music is an amazing experience. The professors within my major are top notch experts who encourage the growth and individualism of all students. The diversity is very poor, which....

    Read 53 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 36%,

    Net Price: $44,217,

  9. #15 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4410 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor offers many amazing things for college students. First, the campus is naturally beautiful with many events and organizations taking place the first few weeks....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $17,832,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  10. #16 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of Miami

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    4 Year,

    CORAL GABLES, FL,

    2931 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Miami has been a great place the past few years for me. As a transfer student, coming in not knowing anyone, I have met many types of different students from hard working backgrounds. The professors...The campus is beautiful. Everywhere you look is palm trees and clear skies (with the exception of your occasional rain shower) the university does a nice job maintaining the buildings and surrounding...Food wise the options aren’t the greatest. In the past few years there has been an attempt to bring in healthier options, but for the most part the dinning hall and food court include your average...Safety campus is very safe Never had any issues. Overall a great school!.

    Read 2931 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 33%,

    Net Price: $31,726,

    SAT Range: 1250-1420,

  11. #18 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    California Institute of the Arts

    4 Year,

    VALENCIA, CA,

    270 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The school is excellent! My major is involved in the Herb Albert School of Music which in itself is very open to any style of music, has several performance opportunities, and teaches valuable....

    Read 270 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $59,367,

  12. #22 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Lawrence University

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    4 Year,

    APPLETON, WI,

    703 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Lawrence was a fantastic experience for me. It has the full liberal arts experience, with great integration and collaboration among different departments (especially the conservatory which offers its....

    Read 703 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 69%,

    Net Price: $26,594,

    SAT Range: 1190-1410,