Curtis Institute of Music
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 173
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 2:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 88 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

4%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Curtis Institute of Music is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 428 applications and only 18 students were granted admission. Curtis Institute of Music is at the #2 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$150
Undergrad students
$150
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Curtis Institute of Music's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,813 (which is 13.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Curtis Institute of Music in 2016-2017, was 6, which is 29% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,833 (which is 35% below the national average.)

$3,813
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$3,833
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
90%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Curtis Institute of Music has enrolled a total of 173 students (173 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 173 students, 8 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 54% men and 46% women and 131 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 42 for graduates studies.

173
Total Enrollment
8
Transfers

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 39%

White: 38%

Asian: 15%

Black/African American: 5%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Curtis Institute of Music.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Visual And Performing Arts 100% 123

Graduation & Dropout Rates

68%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Curtis Institute of Music full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

11%
Still enrolled
5%
Dropout rate
16%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Curtis Institute of Music.

Academy of Vocal Arts
0.2 mile away
Peirce College
0.3 mile away
Drexel University
1 mile away