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Manhattan School of Music Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

926 Students

43% Admitted

  • 1,007 full time
  • 13 part time
  • 433 men full time
  • 480 women full time
  • 866 applied
  • 351 admitted
  • 100 enrolled

488 Undergraduates

$44,000 Tuition/Year

  • 524 Graduates
  • $44,000 in state
  • $600 fees
  • $15,785 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - other
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Solomon from Baltimore, MD
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  • the manhattan school of music is an excellent college for any serious student of music. the teachers and students are all very dedicated to music and improving their skills. i…

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  • Babyboy85
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  • MSM has established itself as one of the most respected music conservatories in the world because of its curriculum, faculty, and competitiveness. Although it is sometimes overshadowed by the other…

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Manhattan School of Music
  • Located in New York, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 926 students enrolled
  • 43% admitted
  • $44,000 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Joanna from Arverne, NY
  • I am a current student here

    Imagine being surrounded by some of the most talented faculty and students in the world in a small building on the Upper West Side: that is Manhattan School of Music. You're constantly being challenged to learn in a positive way. When you're not learning in class, you're learning from your fellow peers. Once you get the hang of how MSM operates, you'll be exposed to the plethora of performance opportunities you'd like to participate in that aren't even in your designated major. I'm studying as a mezzo-soprano in classical voice but I've already participated in contemporary music ensembles, jazz, piano master classes, and a string chamber group. It's impossible to be bored!

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  • Mariya from New Paltz, NY
  • I am a current student here

    The atmosphere is more relaxed than Juilliard, and that suits me. It's by no means low-stress, but nobody is out to sabotage you and we're all friends with each other. The dorms are pretty nice, and it's New York City! What's not to love?

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