School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston (Museum School)

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Museum School can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 840 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

About 80% of all applicant were accepted at Museum School, and from those that were granted acceptance around 16% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Museum School Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston was reported as 76.8% in Fall 2013 with over 552 applications submitted to Museum 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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 81.1%
  • 2010-2011: 94.2%
  • 2011-2012: 85.6%
  • 2012-2013: 89.0%
  • 2013-2014: 76.8%
  • Projected Museum School Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 84.0%

How Does Museum School Compare?

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The acceptance rate for School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston is thirty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The New England Conservatory of Music27.8%
The Boston Conservatory36.5%
Newbury College-Brookline59.5%
Pine Manor College64.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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

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