VanderCook College of Music Rankings

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In the World#9244 of 14178
In North America#2068 of 2629
In the United States#1972 of 2528
In Illinois#81 of 100
In Chicago#30 of 38

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
85%
Average SAT
1049
Average ACT
17
Avg. cost to attend
$20,063 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
109
Graduates
35
Male:Female Ratio
59:41
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

VanderCook College of Music Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate85%89%78%
Applicants27189
Admissions23167
Freshmen enrolled full time16115

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
14 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 973
or below

75% of them
had 1125
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in VanderCook College of Music are 973-1125 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
2 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 13
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in VanderCook College of Music are 13-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White69 (48%)
Hispanic24 (17%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown20 (14%)
Asian13 (9%)
Black or African American10 (7%)
Two or more races7 (5%)
Nonresident Alien1 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,063/year
Average aid awarded
$16,408
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,508
$30-48K$14,850
$48-75K$20,847
$75-110K$18,095
$110K+$26,097

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$27,120$6,650
Tuition in-state$27,120$6,650
Tuition out-of-state$27,120$6,650
Fee in-district$1,950$820
Fee in-state$1,950$820
Fee out-of-state$1,950$820

VanderCook College of Music Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Music Teacher Education2351
Grand Total2351
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%67%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2
Citations
8

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology60557

General info

Alternative namesVCM
Founded1909
WikipediaVanderCook College of Music
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Graduate (June-July)
Total FTE staff38
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Address3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60616-3731
United States
City population2,722,000
Phone3122251148
Fax+1 (312) 225 5211

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