Curtis Institute of Music

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  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Philadelphia, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveMaster's degree173 Students4.21 % Acceptance Ratio2:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Curtis Institute of Music is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 173 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 2:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 4.21% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio4.21 %
    Admission Yield88.89 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$150
    Graduate Application Fees$150

    The acceptance ratio is 4.21% last year at Curtis Institute of Music where total 428 students applied and 18 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$2,525
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$2,525
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,360
    Off-Campus Living Costs$21,369

    The tuition & fees at Curtis Institute of Music, for academic year 2017-2018 is $2,525.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,360 when living on campus and $21,369 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service


    Curtis Institute of Music provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Library and more.

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    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Curtis Institute of Music

Key Stats for Curtis Institute of Music

Costs of Attendance very inexpensive

Curtis Institute of Music$2,525
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$32,750

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.90%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania89.69%

Student Population small

Curtis Institute of Music173
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania300,521

Graduation Rates high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs limited programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Curtis Institute of Music's Mission

The Curtis Institute of Music educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level.

Contact Information & Online Resources


Curtis Institute of Music 1726 Locust St,
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215) 893-5252


Curtis Institute of Music is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (07/01/1993 - Current).
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