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2024 Best Colleges for Music in America

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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....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 5%,

    Net Price: $19,002,

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  3. #4 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of Southern California

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    4025 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I like the diverse, really friendly community, thoughtful curriculum, experienced teachers, and good campus life. I feel that the community is supportive and that I have many avenues to learn, change...What I would like to see changed is a better work environment for the students and staff, more mediated spaces for discussions on difficult topics, and a better-organized structure for knowing what....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 13%,

    Net Price: $26,021,

    SAT Range: 1410-1540,

  4. #5 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Johns Hopkins University

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    4 Year,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    1403 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says There's no question that Johns Hopkins is about academics. If you come here looking for a rich and rigorous intellectual experience, you'll find yourself at home quickly. Professors are demanding....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 8%,

    Net Price: $20,680,

    SAT Range: 1470-1560,

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  6. #13 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Berklee College of Music

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    1196 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience at Berklee has been amazing in many ways, specifically from the performing opportunities to the valuable connections I’ve made. It also has a great location being in the heart....

    Read 1196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 55%,

    Net Price: $48,055,

  7. #15 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of California - Los Angeles

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    4 Year,

    LOS ANGELES, CA,

    5559 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I found the university to be fantastic with the various opportunities offered. The class size, although huge with a graduating class of around 6500, offers a lot of people for making friends. But the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 11%,

    Net Price: $13,393,

  8. #16 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4664 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The University of Michigan really lives up to its name. There's an opportunity for everyone here, no matter how obscure or unique your interests are. I am a current film student and have had no...Overall, this school truly is great. The campus, town, events, resources, education level -- you name it, and it's great. I have truly felt so lucky to be here the past few years. I encourage....

    Read 4664 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $19,205,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  9. #18 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of Rochester

    4 Year,

    ROCHESTER, NY,

    1610 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Other says Parent here of a sophomore. The school has exceptional academics and beautiful riverside campus. We were especially impressed with the admissions process as the personalized outreach. For example,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 41%,

    Net Price: $40,125,

    SAT Range: 1370-1520,

  10. #20 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Boston University

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    4 Year,

    BOSTON, MA,

    3617 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says As a sophomore finance major at Boston University, my academic journey has immersed me in the intricate world of financial management and analysis. The second year introduced a more focused...Camaraderie among fellow finance majors enriched my experience, fostering collaboration in study groups and projects. Engagement in finance-related extracurriculars expanded my network, offering....

    Read 3617 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 19%,

    Net Price: $25,852,

    SAT Range: 1360-1520,

  11. #23 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON SALEM, NC,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I like the housing options and the teachers/professors are supportive, especially in the school of dance. Throughout my time I am constantly being challenged in my art and can see improvement...One thing I would like to see at UNCSA is a better-lit campus at night. The parking lots are a bit further from the dance building..

    Read 268 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $12,097,

    SAT Range: 1120-1380,

  12. #24 Best Colleges for Music in America.

    Belmont University

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    4 Year,

    NASHVILLE, TN,

    1793 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My freshman year at Belmont University has been a transformative journey filled with joy and growth. Nashville, with its vibrant energy, has become my home away from home. Belmont's campus, a hub of...Nashville's diverse cultural offerings and lively music scene have provided the perfect backdrop for lasting memories. As I reflect on this year, gratitude fills my heart for the opportunities,....

    Read 1793 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $35,268,

    SAT Range: 1150-1340,

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