Top Arts Music Design Schools Ranking

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Arts Music Design Schools Statistics

There are 146 Arts Music Design Schools - 2 public and 144 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $28,848 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $36,897. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,143 and the average acceptance rate is 65% for Top Arts Music Design Schools Ranking.
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2019-2020 Arts Music Design Schools Statistics
Top 20 Arts Music Design SchoolsAll Arts Music Design Schools
Number of Schools20 schools
(1 public, 19 private)
146 schools
(2 public, 144 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,941 (in-state)
$36,892 (out-of-state)
$11,571 (in-state)
$28,848 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,640 (in-state)
$40,198 (out-of-state)
$17,820 (in-state)
$36,897 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$15,759$11,391
Test Scores1,219 SAT, 27 ACT 1,143 SAT, 24 ACT
Acceptance Rate51.89% 64.75%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)44.89% 37.15%
Population29,328106,276
Undergraduate22,94093,640
Graduate6,38812,636
Graduation Rate69.19%58.73%
Transfer-out Rate12.11%14.15%
Students to Faculty Ratio6.95 to 111.41 to 1

Top Arts Music Design Schools Comparison

Next table lists the top 20 Arts Music Design Schools for academic year 2019-2020. The Colburn Conservatory of Music ranked top in the Top Arts Music Design Schools Ranking and Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $36,892 for undergraduate programs $40,198 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top Arts Music Design Schools is 1,219 and the acceptance rate is 51.89%. The average students to faculty ratio is 6.95 to 1 for top Arts Music Design Schools. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top Arts Music Design Schools Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 The Colburn Conservatory of Music
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Private, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA
$50,741 - 120- - 5 to 1
2 Curtis Institute of Music
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Private, 4 yearsPhiladelphia, PA
$5,015 $14,111 1455% - 2 to 1
3 The Juilliard School
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Private, 4 yearsNew York, NY
$51,230 $34,206 9617% - 5 to 1
4 Rhode Island School of Design
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Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$56,290 $30,225 2,22719% 1,395 SAT
31 ACT
9 to 1
5 Harrington College of Design
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Private, 4 yearsChicago, IL
$16,874 - 9- - 1 to 1
6 University of North Carolina School of the Arts
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Public, 4 yearsWinston Salem, NC
$26,175
($8,941)
$10,444 1,07030% 1,270 SAT
25 ACT
6 to 1
7 San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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Private, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA
$50,800 $27,559 41046% - 3 to 1
8 Pratt Institute-Main
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Private, 4 yearsBrooklyn, NY
$55,590 $21,961 4,35368% 1,300 SAT
30 ACT
9 to 1
9 California Jazz Conservatory
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Private, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA
$21,900 $4,122 35100% - 5 to 1
10 College for Creative Studies
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Private, 4 yearsDetroit, MI
$47,585 $19,465 1,51254% 1,075 SAT 10 to 1
11 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
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Private, 2-4 yearsPittsburgh, PA
$25,610 $2,608 19163% - 17 to 1
12 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
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Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$41,794 $21,801 76066% 1,130 SAT
23 ACT
9 to 1
13 Manhattan School of Music
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Private, 4 yearsNew York, NY
$50,840 $24,793 93949% - 5 to 1
14 Los Angeles College of Music
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Private, 4 yearsPasadena, CA
$25,650 $5,509 24983% - 5 to 1
15 The New England Conservatory of Music
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Private, 4 yearsBoston, MA
$53,730 $22,560 70143% - 4 to 1
16 Savannah College of Art and Design
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Private, 4 yearsSavannah, GA
$38,840 $11,927 14,26581% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
17 California Institute of the Arts
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Private, 4 yearsValencia, CA
$53,466 $16,823 1,16629% - 5 to 1
18 Beverly Hills Design Institute
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Private, 4 yearsBeverly Hills, CA
$23,220 $5,069 1439% - 5 to 1
19 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
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Private, 2-4 yearsDallas, TX
$16,883 $5,127 7152% - 7 to 1
20 Design Institute of San Diego
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Private, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA
$25,613 $5,345 130100% - 9 to 1
Average$36,892
($8,941)
$15,759 29,32851.89% 1,219 SAT 6.95 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020