290 Huntington AvenueBoston, MA 02115 617-585-1101
About New England Conservatory of Music
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 412
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%, 55%, 85%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 30,650
  • Room and Board $11,300
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee 100
  • Enrollment No. 378
The New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) in Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest independent school of music in the United States. The conservatory, located on Huntington Avenue of the Arts near Boston Symphony Hall, is home each year to 750 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies along with 1400 more in its Preparatory School as well as the School of Continuing Education. At the collegiate level, NEC offers the Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Doctor of Musical Arts, as well as the Undergraduate Diploma, Graduate Diploma, and Artist Diploma. Also offered are five-year joint double-degree programs with Harvard University and Tufts University. NEC is the only music school in the United States designated as a National Historic Landmark. Its primary concert hall, Jordan Hall, hosts approximately 600 concerts each year.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Pentatonic (African-American student group)
  • Percent students who are frat members 15%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Battle of the Bands, Concert X
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship with Christ, Jewish Student Assembly
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Number of frats 1
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 31%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 62%
  • Number of students using college housing 20%
Campus Services
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 295
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Firestone Library - audiovisual materials
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 650
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library 82,964
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Campus Safety controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 53,429
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, other
  • Basic Services Provided health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • 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
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 60%
  • Career placment and training internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities N/A