Curtis Institute of Music: Ranking & Review

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Curtis Institute of Music Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate3%3%4%
Applicants454225229
Admissions1569
Enrolled undergraduates1239
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1728587

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $150. Application fee for graduates - $150.

Secondary school GPANeither required nor recommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Curtis Institute of Music Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$20,993$20,993
Off-campus$26,002$26,002
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,558 and other expenses per full academic year.

Curtis Institute of Music provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 88 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$0$0
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,675$2,675
Tuition for Full-time graduates$0$0
Fees for full-time graduates$2,675$2,675

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts322227
Grand Total322227

A total of 25 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Curtis Institute of Music.

At the master's level 2 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate78%75%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Founded1924
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementTo educate and train exceptionally gifted young musicians to engage a local and global community through the highest level of artistry.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff102
Instructional FTE38
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.curtis.edu
Address1726 Locust St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,581,000
Phone2158935252
Fax+1 (215) 893 0194

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