Curtis Institute of Music

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Curtis Institute of Music can be found in Philadelphia, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 200 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

The competition to get accepted at this school runs high, given that only 4 percent of students who applied are admitted to the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Curtis Institute of Music Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Curtis Institute of Music was reported as 3.9% in Fall 2020 with over 687 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Curtis Institute of Music has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 4.2%
  • 2017-2018: 3.3%
  • 2018-2019: 4.5%
  • 2019-2020: 3.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 3.7%

How Does Curtis Institute of Music Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Curtis Institute of Music is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Moore College of Art and Design47.0%
Rosemont College92.1%
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church91.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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