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. About 1,100 students are enrolled at Manhattan School of Music.

36% 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 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Manhattan School of Music was reported as 35.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,320 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 Manhattan School of Music has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 46.3%
  • 2017-2018: 42.9%
  • 2018-2019: 37.8%
  • 2019-2020: 35.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 36.2%

How Does Manhattan School of Music Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Manhattan School of Music is sixty percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Barnard College11.8%
The Juilliard School6.9%
Marymount Manhattan College79.6%
New York School of Interior Design24.1%
American Musical and Dramatic Academy30.8%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

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

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