General Information About VanderCook College of Music
The mission of VanderCook College of Music is to enrich the lives of present and future generations through the preparation of teachers in instrumental, choral, and general music disciplines. Our broad-based curriculum is designed to prepare teachers with strong character, skill in the process of teaching, and respect for the essential role of music in our culture.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 54 Percent Admitted 85% Men Admitted 76% Women Admitted 100% Full Time Retention Rate 94%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 520 540 Math 390 550 Writing 430 670
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 19 25 English 19 27 Math 17 24
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $21,360 Room & Board Charge $9,940 Books & Supplies Cost $1,700 Dorm Capacity 150
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,175 Native American 1 Asian 14 African American 39 Hispanic 23 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 133 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 21