Manhattan School of Music

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Manhattan School of Music can be found in New York, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 1000 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

34% of all students that apply are admitted to Manhattan School of Music, from which 25 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Manhattan School of Music Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Manhattan School of Music was reported as 34.3% in Fall 2013 with over 953 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Manhattan School of Music has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 35.7%
  • 2010-2011: 38.8%
  • 2011-2012: 40.5%
  • 2012-2013: 37.0%
  • 2013-2014: 34.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 36.7%

How Does Manhattan School of Music Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Manhattan School of Music is sixty-two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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The Juilliard School7.3%
New York School of Interior Design46.8%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art7.7%
The King?s College71.2%
Concordia College-New York67.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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