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 $28,025 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $36,837. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,150 and the average acceptance rate is 63% 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$9,358 (in-state)
$35,408 (out-of-state)
$11,529 (in-state)
$28,025 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,057 (in-state)
$39,882 (out-of-state)
$17,729 (in-state)
$36,837 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$14,305$10,770
Test Scores1,193 SAT, 33 ACT 1,150 SAT, 34 ACT
Acceptance Rate50.78% 62.65%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)43.17% 38.93%
Population30,720111,816
Undergraduate23,94798,358
Graduate6,77313,458
Graduation Rate72.00%60.02%
Transfer-out Rate12.25%17.06%
Students to Faculty Ratio7.75 to 111.24 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 $35,408 for undergraduate programs $39,882 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top Arts Music Design Schools is 1,193 and the acceptance rate is 50.78%. The average students to faculty ratio is 7.75 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 MusicPrivate, 4 yearsLos Angeles, CA $50,741 - 120- - 5 to 1
2 Curtis Institute of Music
Private, 4 yearsPhiladelphia, PA
$2,525 $11,361 1714% - 2 to 1
3 The Juilliard School
Private, 4 yearsNew York, NY
$47,370 $31,364 9427% - 5 to 1
4 Rhode Island School of Design
Private, 4 yearsProvidence, RI
$52,860 $26,057 2,46726% 1,350 SAT
29 ACT
9 to 1
5 Harrington College of DesignPrivate, 4 yearsChicago, IL $16,874 - 9- - 1 to 1
6 University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Public, 4 yearsWinston Salem, NC
$25,901
($9,358)
$9,265 1,04229% 1,190 SAT
25 ACT
7 to 1
7 San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Private, 4 yearsSan Francisco, CA
$47,560 $25,740 39848% - 8 to 1
8 Pratt Institute-Main
Private, 4 yearsBrooklyn, NY
$53,824 $20,124 5,01556% 1,270 SAT
27 ACT
9 to 1
9 California Jazz ConservatoryPrivate, 4 yearsBerkeley, CA $19,900 $6,669 54100% - 6 to 1
10 College for Creative Studies
Private, 4 yearsDetroit, MI
$45,815 $15,162 1,48544% 1,075 SAT
69 ACT
10 to 1
11 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
Private, 2-4 yearsPittsburgh, PA
$23,320 $4,687 21763% - 17 to 1
12 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Private, 4 yearsMinneapolis, MN
$40,396 $20,084 85459% 1,130 SAT
23 ACT
11 to 1
13 Manhattan School of Music
Private, 4 yearsNew York, NY
$49,130 $21,766 1,00836% - 5 to 1
14 Los Angeles College of Music
Private, 4 yearsPasadena, CA
$25,650 $4,335 29071% - 5 to 1
15 The New England Conservatory of Music
Private, 4 yearsBoston, MA
$50,460 $19,517 83837% - 5 to 1
16 Savannah College of Art and DesignPrivate, 4 yearsSavannah, GA $38,075 $11,766 14,08696% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
21 to 1
17 California Institute of the Arts
Private, 4 yearsValencia, CA
$51,466 $16,658 1,50625% - 7 to 1
18 Beverly Hills Design InstitutePrivate, 4 yearsBeverly Hills, CA $23,220 $2,794 938% - 5 to 1
19 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
Private, 2-4 yearsDallas, TX
$17,460 $4,398 11188% - 10 to 1
20 Design Institute of San Diego
Private, 4 yearsSan Diego, CA
$25,620 $5,739 9887% - 7 to 1
Average$35,408
($9,358)
$14,305 30,72050.78% 1,193 SAT 7.75 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