Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge

Cambridge, MA

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Overview

Longy School of Music of Bard College offers 87-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1. Acceptance Rate is 98%. 39.9% are women, and 60.1% are men. 37% percents of international students.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Longy School of Music of Bard College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Longy School of Music of Bard College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

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Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Admission test scores

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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19%

Types of financial aids

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56 of Longy School of Music of Bard College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 95 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Longy School of Music of Bard College number 116 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Massachusetts.

Students at Longy School of Music of Bard College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Longy School of Music of Bard College.

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

6 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Admission test scores

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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98%

In comparison to National Average

Longy School of Music of Bard College acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 63%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 35%.

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98%
ABOVE AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 64%, so Longy School of Music of Bard College acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 34%.

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98%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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24%

Total

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24%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

82%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Longy School of Music of Bard College full-time retention rate is 82% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Longy School of Music of Bard College is 7:1, that means that for every 7 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

7:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

94
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37%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Longy School of Music of Bard College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Longy School of Music of Bard College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Longy School of Music of Bard College offers 87 programs in total: 27 are for Master's degree, 21 - for 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs, 21 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, and 18 are Post-master's certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 43 universities in Middlesex county, with one of the highest number of 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate. Longy School of Music of Bard College is one of the few institutions in Middlesex that offers a Master's degree program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Massachusetts state average data to help you compare.

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Longy School of Music of Bard College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 48 students with 1430 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 158 with 3786 credit hours.

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I live across and hear sound of this school. It's very nice :)

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I have attended many many concerts at Longy and enjoyed them all. High quality performances. Intimate concert hall. Altogether a great community resource.

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A great school to learn music; first class lessons from pro's.

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Location & Website

Address: 27 Garden Street

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +6178760956

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: longy.edu

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