The New England Conservatory of Music

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The New England Conservatory of Music can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is approximately around 900 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

37% of all applicants are granted admission to The New England Conservatory of Music, from which 29 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall The New England Conservatory of Music Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The New England Conservatory of Music was reported as 36.9% in Fall 2020 with over 1,130 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The New England Conservatory of Music has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 35.4%
  • 2017-2018: 32.8%
  • 2018-2019: 36.5%
  • 2019-2020: 36.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 33.3%

How Does The New England Conservatory of Music Compare?

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The acceptance rate for The New England Conservatory of Music is fifty-four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

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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 Required

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

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