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.

The acceptance rate of The New England Conservatory of Music is considered highly competitive, with only 30 percent of students which applied being accepted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall The New England Conservatory of Music Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for The New England Conservatory of Music was reported as 27.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,250 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 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 The New England Conservatory of Music has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 32.9%
  • 2010-2011: 30.2%
  • 2011-2012: 27.0%
  • 2012-2013: 29.5%
  • 2013-2014: 27.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 28.8%

How Does The New England Conservatory of Music Compare?

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The acceptance rate for The New England Conservatory of Music is 100 percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The Boston Conservatory36.5%
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston76.8%
Newbury College-Brookline59.5%
Pine Manor College64.1%

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 2013)

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