3140 S. Federal Street Chicago, IL 60616 312-325-6288
http://www.vandercook.edu/ admissions@vandercook.edu
About VanderCook College of Music
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 1 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48% 52% 34%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $21,060
  • Room and Board $10,094
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 93
The mission of VanderCook College of Music is to enrich the lives of present and future generations through the preparation of teachers in instrumental, choral, and general music disciplines. Our broad-based curriculum is designed to prepare teachers with strong character, skill in the process of teaching, and respect for the essential role of music in our culture. VanderCook College of Music is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination. All qualified individuals are considered regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, applicable veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Midwest Clinic, an annual international band and orchestra conference co-founded by VanderCook College of Music, attended by over 12, 000 people each year; various concerts on campus each semester.
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago (3)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (Midway) (9), Chicago (O'Hare) (20)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities The H.E. Nutt Archives contain materials documenting the history of VanderCook College of Music, and the role of the College and its members in music education past and present; Ruth Artman Sheet Music Collection; H. A. VanderCook Personal Papers.
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Mac
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 2
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Books in Library 13,885
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 16
  • Basic Services Provided placement service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,980
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 181
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis