San Francisco Conservatory of Music: Review & Facts

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San Francisco Conservatory of Music is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 380 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1917 and is one of the 23 schools located in San Francisco, California.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Few
1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

SFCM implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 9 majors. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
73%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is fair at 73% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
7 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is average - 66%. Roughly 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is very good - 7:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,300
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $41,200 per year. The additional fees at San Francisco Conservatory of Music beyond tuition are around $1,100; this comes to $42,300 annually.

Read the details about San Francisco Conservatory of Music additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
As reported in recent data, 362 applications were submitted and 169 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at San Francisco Conservatory of Music is $110.00. The graduate application fee is $110.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (415) 864-7326 or check San Francisco Conservatory of Music Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$11,900
High
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SFCM, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high, approximately $11,900 a year.

Based on the college crime information, San Francisco Conservatory of Music seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Location and Maps



Post Address: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak Street, San Francisco, California 94102-6011, USA
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