General Information About Manhattan School of Music
An internationally recognized conservatory, Manhattan School of Music prepares musicians to be stewards of the great music tradition and catalytic thinkers who will re-imagine the profession. It is a multicultural institution that values all musical idioms and exploits the possibilities of live performances and technology to expand the reach of the musical arts. Manhattan School of Music's dynamic faculty of teaching artists is committed to the realization of each student's talent and human development. The School sits at the nexus of New York City's academic and cultural institutions, and while a global innovator in teaching and musical performance, also serves its city through community engagement and arts-in-education programs.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 2-4 years certificate
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 990 Percent Admitted 36% Men Admitted 35% Women Admitted 37% Full Time Retention Rate 89%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 983 Native American 2.0 Asian 85.0 African American 28.0 Hispanic 39.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 397 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 517