The New England Conservatory of Music

55 reviews
  1. Boston, MA
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    NG
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    NG
  12. Safety
    B-
The New England Conservatory of Music is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
29%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$115
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$41,086/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $37,790/ year
  • $30-48k
    $30,175/ year
  • $49-75k
    $36,860/ year
  • $76-110k
    $43,286/ year
  • $110k+
    $42,045/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
376Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
75%
of students say they don't have Greek life.4 responses
Poll
67%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.3 responses
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  • Come to Nec to live in the music history
    75%
  • Cream of the Crop
    25%

After The New England Conservatory of Music

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
88%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.3 responses

Reviews

55 reviews
  • Excellent
    12
  • Very Good
    19
  • Average
    19
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    0
NEC offers various internship opportunities.
  • College Junior
  • 7 months ago
The rooms are considerably small.
  • College Junior
  • 7 months ago
While we have people coming from many countries on at least 5 continents, everyone seems to come from the same kind of socioeconomic background.
  • College Junior
  • June 1 2014