San Francisco Conservatory of Music: Ranking & Review

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San Francisco
United States
Top 26%

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate44%49%39%
Enrolled undergraduates613427
Enrolled total (including graduate students)414204210

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $110. Application fee for graduates - $110.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
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)Required

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,060 and other expenses per full academic year.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 208 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$43,700$43,700
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,110$1,110
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,924$1,924
Tuition for Full-time graduates$43,700$43,700
Fees for full-time graduates$1,110$1,110
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,924$1,924

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts343474142
Grand Total343474142

A total of 68 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

At the master's level 74 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate63%58%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%

General info

Alternative namesSFCM
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementOur core mission is to transform our students: artistically, intellectually, professionally, and individually. Through the study of music at the highest level, our students learn to seek achievement in every endeavor, to convert challenge into opportunity, to understand the nature of excellence, and to pursue their dreams with vigor and determination.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff94
Instructional FTE35
Research FTE1
Public Service FTE3
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

Address50 Oak Street
San Francisco, California, 94102-6011
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population882,000
Fax+1 (415) 503 6299

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