San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers 75-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 37%. 48% are women, and 52% are men. 32% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is 45052$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $44242 and $57242 per year. 61% of full-time San Francisco Conservatory of Music students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average.

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 San Francisco Conservatory of Music 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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$45,052
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, San Francisco Conservatory of Music students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$34,290
$30,001 - $48,000$52,309
$48,001 - $75,000$48,148
$75,001 - $110,000$35,430
$110,001+$39,555

Admission considerations

Required:

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

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 11900

  • 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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24%

Types of financial aids

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169 of San Francisco Conservatory of Music undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 99 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes San Francisco Conservatory of Music number 244 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in California.

Students at San Francisco Conservatory of Music 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

Yellow Ribbon Program

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.

Graduation Rate

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61%
ABOVE AVERAGE

San Francisco Conservatory of Music graduation rate is above the national average.

61% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to San Francisco Conservatory of Music completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Applying information

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

11 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

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

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

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

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37%

In comparison to National Average

San Francisco Conservatory of Music acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 67%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 30%.

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37%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $40k - $70k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 49%, so San Francisco Conservatory of Music acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 12%.

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37%
BELOW 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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33%

Total

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33%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

73%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music full-time retention rate is 73% 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 counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at San Francisco Conservatory of Music 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

128
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32%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In San Francisco Conservatory of Music 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 San Francisco Conservatory of Music and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on SF Conservatory of Music

The campus located by 50 Oak Street address in San Francisco, California.

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SF Conservatory of Music in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of San Francisco Conservatory of Music with 0.26% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on SF Conservatory of Music is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers 75 programs in total: 24 are for Bachelor's degree, 24 - for Master's degree, 18 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 6 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, and 3 are Post-master's certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 24 universities in San Francisco county. San Francisco Conservatory of Music is one of the few institutions in San Francisco that offers a Bachelor'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 California state average data to help you compare.

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 179 students with 6504 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 222 with 8306 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 50 Oak Street

Place: Schools of art, music, and design

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +4158647326

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: sfcm.edu

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