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San Francisco Conservatory Of Music

Overview of San Francisco Conservatory Of Music

San Francisco Conservatory of Music is located in San Francisco, CA (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by San Francisco Conservatory of Music is the Post-Master's certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in music.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Selectivity

San Francisco Conservatory of Music does not offer open admission. The school admitted just 44% of applicants in 2007-2008.

Faculty

San Francisco Conservatory of Music maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

San Francisco Conservatory of Music had 406 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street
San Francisco , CA 94102-6011
General Phone: (415) 864-7326
http://www.sfcm.edu

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Music141music performance, music theory and composition, conducting, piano, voice, violin, guitar, and strings

Number of programs and degrees for San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree485
Master's degree756
Post-master's certificate184

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Francisco Conservatory of Music had a total enrollment of 406 students (405 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 60%
Women 40%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 54%
Graduate 46%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 42%
Black 1%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 11%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 27%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 16%
20-21 17%
22-24 36%
25-29 22%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of San Francisco, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total33714944%5839%
Men1637144%3549%
Women1746739%2334%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 33,019
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 33,019
Books and supplies $ 580

Financial Aid:
San Francisco Conservatory of Music participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 127800)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track229

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year21$89,8399$80,041
All faculty totalacademic year21$89,8399$80,041

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Degree Programs (2007)

Music
Conducting
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Piano and Organ
Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments
Voice and Opera

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music Highlights

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What Sets San Francisco Conservatory of Music Apart:

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% of degrees in music
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%San Francisco Conservatory of Music Salaries of full-time faculty
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%San Francisco Conservatory of Music Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%San Francisco Conservatory of Music Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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