Manhattan School of Music: Ranking & Review

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New York Rank United States Rank World Rank
26 1057 3747
Top 22%

Manhattan School of Music Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate43%48%39%
Applicants1,150520630
Admissions493250243
Enrolled undergraduates1155263
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,007444563

22 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $125. Application fee for graduates - $125.

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

Manhattan School of Music Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $66,200 $66,200
Off-campus $66,200 $66,200
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,000 and other expenses per full academic year.

Manhattan School of Music provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 500 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $44,000 $44,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates $600 $600
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,750 $1,750
Tuition for Full-time graduates $44,000 $44,000
Fees for full-time graduates $600 $600

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Visual and Performing Arts 78 192 15 285
Grand Total7819215285

A total of 78 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Manhattan School of Music.

At the master's and doctor's level 207 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate69%64%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

General info

Alternative namesMSM
Founded1917
MottoMacte virtute sic itur ad astra
Those who excel, thus reach the stars
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff285
Instructional FTE161
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.msmnyc.edu
Address120 Claremont Avenue
New York, New York, 10027-4698
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population5,000,000+
Phone2127492802
Fax+1 (212) 749 3025

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