NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC - [NEC], BOSTON

Boston, MassachusettsLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1867Established Year
  844Enrollment

The New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) is the oldest independent school of music in United States. NEC is known for woodwinds, strings, piano, brass departments, and its prestigious chamber music program.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalOfficial Website
Annual EndowmentUSD 89.6 million
Student Retention Rate90%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity255
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 66,030
Admission Helpdesk617-585-1101 | admissions@necmusic.edu

Programs, Campus and Residence 

  • The conservatory provides degrees in conducting orchestral instruments, music history and music theory, piano, jazz studies, opera and voice, composition, and contemporary improvisation.
  • The main attraction of the campus is the 150 years old Jordan Hall. A new attraction – Student Life and Performance Center along with Jordan Hall deliver the unmatched performance.
  • The residence hall is located in the Student Life and Performance Center which also includes common dining area, library and rehearsal space. New students need to live in residence halls for at least 4 semesters.

New England Conservatory of Music Admissions 

Intake Seasons – Fall- December 1, Spring – October 15

Admission Requirements:

  • Unofficial Transcripts, LOR
  • English Proficiency Test Score – TOEFL – 61 (iBT), IELTS – 6.0
  • Application Fee – USD 120
  • Additional Requirements – Proof of financial support, Essay, Resume, Auditions

Students may apply through the official website of the conservatory.

Cost of Attendance & Financial Aids

  • 41% full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid from the university.
  • The average need based scholarship offered to the students is of USD 23,702 each.

New England Conservatory of Music Cost of Attendance

ExpensesCost in USD
Tuition and Fee46,930
Books and Supplies500
Room and Board15,700
Personal Expenses2,900
Find a Program
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$47,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$47,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$47,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
BROWSE STREAMS BrassJazz Studies
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 47,900
Bachelors Tuition Fees$47900
Post graduate Tuition Fees$47900
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 15,900
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
844
International Students
279
Male : Female Ratio
57:43
Student : Faculty Ratio
4:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
December 01, 2019
Start of Application process July 15, 2019
End of Application process December 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 120
Application website https://necmusic.e...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
32%
Min. 6.0
Total Applications
-
Min. 61
+1-617-585-1100
TELEPHONE
290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-5018
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