The New England Conservatory Of Music

Overview of The New England Conservatory Of Music

The New England Conservatory of Music is in Boston, MA. Boston is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The New England Conservatory of Music issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at the school include music.

The New England Conservatory of Music Selectivity

Not all applicants to The New England Conservatory of Music are accepted. Just 32% of applicants in 2007-2008 were accepted at the school.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most.

Student Body

Approximately 787 students study at the school (in 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of New England Conservatory is the education and training of musicians of all ages from around the world, drawing on the talents of an accomplished faculty and nurturing individual excellence in a challenging and supportive community dedicated to the highest standards of performance, teaching and scholarship. In so doing, NEC aspires to ensure that music has a central place in public life and that the broader value of a rigorous music education is recognized."

More complete details are provided below.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
Music History, Literature, And Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Musicology And Ethnomusicology
Keyboard Instruments
Voice And Opera
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Stringed Instruments
Music Pedagogy
Brass Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Percussion Instruments
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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