VanderCook College of Music: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of VanderCook College of Music general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
VanderCook College of Music admission requirements are extremely weak; in 2015-16 the school accepted 96 percent of the applicants.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

VanderCook College of Music generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$35
VanderCook College of Music requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at VanderCook College of Music is $35.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Aptitude Test is not a requied step of the application process. Only 20% of applicants at VanderCook College of Music completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 350 to 490 on Critical Reading, from 460 to 640 on Math, and from 460 to 530 on Writing. It looks like if you got above 460 in SAT Critical Reading, 590 in SAT Math, and 510 in SAT Writing - this should make you safe for being accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
330
420
460

SAT Math
430
550
590

SAT Writing
430
500
510

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is a very important element of the application procedure at VanderCook College of Music. 75 percent of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 29 on Composite, from 22 to 31 on English, from 18 to 28 on Math, and from 5 to 9 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have above 27 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, 26 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing, that will be good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
25
27

ACT English
20
27
29

ACT Math
17
23
26

ACT Writing
5
7
8

Contact Admissions

Phone
(312)
225-6288
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to VanderCook College of Music, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (312) 225-6288 or check VanderCook College of Music Website

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