San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco, CA

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C O L L E G E P R O F I L E - O V E R V I E W

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, founded in 1917, is a private conservatory of music. Its five-acre campus, in the Spanish Mission Revival style, is located in downtown San Francisco.

Web Site www.sfcm.edu/

Institution Type Private

Coeducational Yes

Undergraduate Students 171

Women 76 (44.4%)

Men 95 (55.6%)

Graduate Students 218

ADMISSION

Entrance Difficulty

Overall Admission Rate Not reported Early Action Offered

Early Decision Offered Regular Admission Deadline

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA Not reported

SAT Math Not reported

SAT Critical Reading Not reported

SAT Writing Not reported

ACT Composite Not reported

Selection of Students

Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered

Academic GPA X

Standardized Tests X

Essay X

Extracurricular Activities X

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance

Tuition and Fees $42,210

Room and Board Not reported

Average Percent of Need Met 49%

Average Freshman Award $31,825

Average Indebtedness of

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ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System Semester

General Education/Core Curriculum Required

Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 29

Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes

10-19 students: 41% of classes 20-29 students: 21% of classes 30-39 students: 5% of classes 40-49 students: 3% of classes 50-99 students: 2% of classes Over 100 students: 3% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

San Francisco Population 825,863

Nearest Metropolitan Area San Francisco Bay Area

Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students in College Housing 80% of freshmen, 46% of all students

Athletic Conferences Mascot

Sororities Fraternities

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native

14.6% Asian

2.4% Black/African-American 10.6% Hispanic/Latino

13.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino) 0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander 46.3% White

12.2% Unknown

International Students 28.1% from 17 countries

First-Year Students Returning 82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.2%

Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported

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FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty

High School Preparation

High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted

High School Program College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

Subject Required Units Recommended

Units

English 3

Mathematics Science

Foreign Language 3

Social Studies History

Academic Electives

Examinations

Exam Scores Due inAdmissions Office

SAT or ACT Recommended Not reported

SAT Only ACT Only SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT SAT Subject Tests Only

ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component

Use of SAT/ACT

Essay SAT: Not usedACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office

Address 50 Oak Street

City, State, Zip San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone (415) 503-6231

Fax (415) 503-6299

E-mail admit@sfcm.edu

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered

Early Decision Deadline Not reported Early Decision

Notification

Early Action Offered

Early Action Deadline Not reported Early Action Notification

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admission Deadline

Application Fee

Application Fee Waiver Not available Regular Admission

Notification Not reported

Accept Offer of

Admission By May 1 or within 2 weeks ifnotified after May 1 Waiting List Used

Defer Admission Student can defer admission Transfer Admission Transfer applications not accepted

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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued

Application Form

Common Application Not accepted Universal College

Application Not accepted

Electronic Application Not reported

Other Application Requirements

Interview Not required

Essay or Personal

Statement Required for all freshmen

Letters of

Recommendation 2 required for all freshmen

Other Audition, pre-screen recording in

select areas required for freshmen Financial Need Financial need is not a

consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered

Rigor of Secondary School Record X

Academic GPA X

Standardized Tests X

Class Rank X

Recommendations X

Essay X

Interview X

Level of Applicant's Interest X

Extracurricular Activities X

Volunteer Work X

Particular Talent/Ability X

Character/Personal Qualities X

First Generation to Attend College X

State Residency X

Geographic Residence X

Relation with Alumnus X

Religious Affiliation/ Commitment X

Ethnicity X

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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Admission Rates

Overall Admission Rate Not reported

Women Not reported

Men Not reported

Students Enrolled Not reported

Women Not reported

Men Not reported

Early Decision Admission Rate Early Action Admission Rate

Students Offered Wait List

Students Accepting Wait List Position Students Admitted From Wait List

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math Not reported

Score of 700 - 800 Not reported Score of 600 - 700 Not reported Score of 500 - 600 Not reported Score of 400 - 500 Not reported Score of 300 - 400 Not reported Score of 200 - 300 Not reported SAT Critical Reading Not reported Score of 700 - 800 Not reported Score of 600 - 700 Not reported Score of 500 - 600 Not reported Score of 400 - 500 Not reported Score of 300 - 400 Not reported Score of 200 - 300 Not reported

SAT Writing Not reported

Score of 700 - 800 % Score of 600 - 700 % Score of 500 - 600 % Score of 400 - 500 % Score of 300 - 400 % Score of 200 - 300 %

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA Not reported

3.75 and Above 3.50 - 3.74 3.25 - 3.49 3.00 - 3.24 2.50 - 2.99 2.00 - 2.49

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite Not reported

Score of 30 - 36 Not reported Score of 24 - 29 Not reported Score of 18 - 23 Not reported Score of 12 - 17 Not reported Score of 6 - 11 Not reported Score of 5 or Below Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank

National Merit Scholar Not reported

Valedictorian Not reported

Class President Not reported

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TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance

Tuition and Fees $42,210

Room and Board Not reported

Books and Supplies $850

Other Expenses $2,750

Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office

E-mail

Web Site Financial Aid Web Site

Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline Priority deadline December 5 Final deadline February 1 Award Notification On or about April 1 Method for Awarding

Institutional Aid Federal and InstitutionalMethodologies

Forms Required Cost to File

FAFSA

Code is 001278 Free

Institution's own form

CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen

Financial Aid Applicants 38 (92.7%) of freshmen Found to Have Need 38 (100.0%) of applicants Received Financial Aid 38 (100.0%) of applicants with

financial need

Need Fully Met 6 (15.8%) of aid recipients Avg. Pct. of Need Met 49%

Average Award $31,825

Need-Based Gift Received by 38 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,000

Need-Based

Self-Help Received by 19 (50.0%) of aidrecipients, average amount $5,700

Merit-Based Gift Received by 6 (15.8%) of aid recipients

Merit-Based Gift 9 (22.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,700

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants 157 (92.4%) of undergraduates Found to Have Need 157 (92.4%) of applicants Received Financial Aid 157 (100.0%) of applicants with

financial need

Need Fully Met 20 (12.7%) of aid recipients Avg. Pct. of Need Met 59%

Average Award $30,600

Need-Based Gift Received by 157 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,360

Need-Based

Self-Help Received by 82 (52.2%) of aidrecipients, average amount $6,400

Merit-Based Gift Received by 20 (12.7%) of aid recipients

Merit-Based Gift 12 (7.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,450

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PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID - continued

Borrowing

2014 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 70%

Average Indebtedness of 2014 Graduates $24,500

Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans

Parents of Students Receiving Aid 22.0%

Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 5.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans

Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans

State Loans Other Loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships Non-Need-Based

Available Music/Drama scholarships

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas

Not reported

Number of Awards Not reported Top Areas (By

Money Awarded) Not reported Creative Arts/

Performance Award Areas

Music

Number of Awards 21

Top Areas (By

Money Awarded) Music

Special Achievements/

Activities Award Areas Not reported Number of Awards Not reported Top Areas (By

Money Awarded) Not reported Special Characteristics

Award Areas Not reported

Number of Awards Not reported Top Areas (By

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FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS - continued

Employment

Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available Average Earnings from

On-Campus Employment

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C O L L E G E P R O F I L E - A C A D E M I C S

Academic Calendar System Semester

Summer Session Not offered

General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors

Brass Instruments Keyboard Instruments Music Theory and Composition

Percussion Instruments Stringed Instruments Voice and Opera

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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued

Most Popular Disciplines Visual and performing arts

Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs None

Special Programs Independent study, Internships

Study Abroad Not offered

Online Degrees No online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/Core Curriculum Required

Computer Not required

Foreign Language Not required

Math/Science Not required

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International Baccalaureate Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations Accepted for placement and credit

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FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty 29

Part-Time Faculty 79

Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree 28%

Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes

10-19 students: 41% of classes 20-29 students: 21% of classes 30-39 students: 5% of classes 40-49 students: 3% of classes 50-99 students: 2% of classes Over 100 students: 3% of classes

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size Not reported

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries

Library Available on Campus Yes

Holdings 79,276

Computing

Computer Ownership Students not required to own/lease a computer

Computers Available on Campus 13

Internet/E-mail Access Not reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction Offered

Tutoring Available

Services for Learning Disabled Students Available

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Music

Master's Programs of Study

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GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

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LOCATION AND SETTING

San Francisco Population 825,863 Nearest Metropolitan

Area San Francisco Bay Area

Environment Very large city

Campus Size 2 acres

Weather

Temperature 45.8 average low in January, 68.7

average high in September

Rain 63 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map

Nearest Airport 15 mile(s) from campus in San Francisco

Nearest Bus Station 3 mile(s) from campus in San Francisco

Nearest Train Station 3 mile(s) from campus in San Francisco

HOUSING

College Housing College offers housing to students

Types of Housing Coed dorms

Students in College Housing 80% of freshmen, 46% of all students

Housing Requirements

Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 54%

Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available

24-Hour Security Patrols Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available

Other resident assistant on-call for residential hall residents

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health Service Offered

Personal Counseling Offered

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SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences Mascot

School Colors

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sport

WOMEN MEN

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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued

Club Sports

Women's Club Sports Men's Club Sports

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and

Organizations choral groups, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, student government, symphony orchestra,yearbook Sororities

Fraternities ROTC

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STUDENT BODY

Coeducational Yes

All Undergraduates 171

Women 76 (44.4%)

Men 95 (55.6%)

Full-Time Undergraduates 170

Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native

14.6% Asian

2.4% Black/African-American 10.6% Hispanic/Latino

13.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino) 0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander 46.3% White

12.2% Unknown

International Students 28.1% from 17 countries

Average Age 21

All Graduate Students 218

UNDERGRADUATE RETENTION AND GRADUATION

First-Year Students Returning 82.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years 50%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years 50.0%

AFTER GRADUATION

Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported

Average Starting Salary Not reported

Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported

Disciplines Pursued Education 5%

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