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MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

New York City, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1917Established Year
  1007Enrollment

Manhattan School of Music: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Manhattan School of Music, USA is a private music conservatory that is situated in New York City, USA. The college was established in 1917. This private college provides undergraduate and graduates degree programs along with doctoral programs and certification programs in music.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Acceptance Rate46%
Annual EndowmentUSD 24.4 million
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time
Campus Housing Capacity500
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 70,835

Campus

  • The campus has a number of concert halls where more than 700 concerts are held each year.
  • The MSM college recording studio is well equipped with professional audio and video recording services for the community.
  • The recording services include audio recording, HD video recording, Live video streaming and many more.
  • The campus also has libraries for studying and stores within it, so that all the students can get their necessary items inside the campus.
  • Within the campus, students will find residential facilities as well as dining options.

Residence

  • The campus provides the residence options for the students who are willing to live on campus.
  • The residence hall named G. Chris and Sung Eun Andersen Residence Hall is home to most of the musicians.
  • Many students of the college live on campus and take all the advantages of the facilities provided by them.
  • They provide meal plans from which students can choose according to their comfort.
  • They have a total of 13 floors which can accommodate approximately 600 students.

Programs

  • At Manhattan School of Music, students can choose to pursue bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees in music.
  • Some of the important areas of study which the students choose include – Composition, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pinchas Zukerman, Contemporary and many more. The classical programs include piano, guitar, organ, voice, etc.
  • Apart from the classical courses the college also provides the opportunity to choose from other programs such as – Jazz arts, Musical theaters, Orchestral performances.
  • The college also provides special courses such as distance learning courses, pre-college courses, etc.

Application Process

  • Application Portal: Manhattan School of Music Online Application.
  • Application Fee: $125.00
  • Student Class profile:
    • Total Students: Enrolled - 1414 undergraduate students; International countries: 50.
    • Standardized test scores: NA
    • Students must submit their official transcripts of high schools or colleges along with the application.
  • Supporting Documents: Official Transcripts, Visa Information Form, Audition, Proof of English Proficiency – IELTS and TOEFL scores are required.
  • Graduation Rate: 79%; Retention Rate: 96%.

Cost of Attendance

Type of ExpenseCost
Tuition$49,725
General Student Fee$990
Meal Plan (Gold)$5,515 (GOLD)
Housing (Double Room)$11,115
Health Insurance$2,505 (estimate)
Total$69,850

Financial Aid for International Students

  •  Manhattan School of Music does not work with any US-based or international agents or agencies during the admissions process.
  • The college offers a generous amount of financial aid to the students in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment.
  • All the students who wish to get the financial aid must submit the financial aid application form within the deadline mentioned on the college website. Based on the audition of the candidate, the college will select a group of talented applicants who will get financial aid.
  • The college also provides student employment opportunities as financial aid.
  • Scholarships are offered to a select group of highly qualified applicants based on the results of their audition and financial need. 

Alumni

  • The college has a very strong alumni network and all of them are successful in their respective fields.
  • They can connect with their former classmates and participate in social activities.
  • These alumni can get involved with the current students and they can provide counseling to the current students as a part of the career development process.
  • They can get guidance from CME in providing effective job search materials and other employment opportunities.
  • The alumni network provides mentorship to the students regarding building their professional life.
  • They have access to health facilities and library facilities also.

Placement

  • Students also get various internship opportunities, where they get to learn hands-on working skills and application of classroom knowledge in real-life scenarios.
  • The details on how to apply for an internship are mentioned on the website.
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Manhattan School of Music Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1025
FAFSA Code002759
Application Cost$125
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$48,280 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Manhattan School of Music Acceptance Rate

42.9%

Acceptance Rate

1150

Total Applicants

1025

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

44.0%

Male

56.0%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program42.8%
Total Applicants1053
Total Enrolled451
Graduate
Graduate Programs42.9%
Total Applicants1339
Total Enrolled574

Manhattan School of Music Enrollment

Enrollment
Manhattan School of Music Enrollment1025
Undergraduate Enrollment451
Graduate Enrollment574
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate73.9%

Attendance Cost

$48,280

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$48,280 / Year
Post Graduate Program$48,280 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$16,000 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$4,600 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$16,000 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,600 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,600 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$4,600 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
61461880426628
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