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San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St. • San Francisco, CA 94102

Admission: 800-899--SFCM (7326) • Financial Aid: 415-503-6214 •

Coed • Four-Year • Specialized Institution San Francisco Conservatory of Music is located in a new, state-of-the art facility in downtown San Francisco. With a student body of 400, SFCM educates exceptionally talented musicians to become artists of the highest caliber, as well as musical citizens prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century. Students at SFCM have come from around the country and world to experience small studio size, close and personal attention from artist-faculty, and extensive performance opportunities. Campus Information

Admission Information

Academic Calendar Semester System Undergrad: 189; Grad: 231 Number of Students Average Size of Entering Class 170 Largest UG Degree Programs Visual & Performing Arts Distance Learning Offered No Student to Faculty Ratio 6:1 80% Freshmen who Return as Sophomores Tuition (w/o financial aid) $39,600 Housing Policy Partnership with a dormitory as well as off-campus housing. See website Allowed, although limited Auto Parking Extracurricular 1 Student Organization

Financial Aid Information Priority Deadline for Financial Aid Feb. 15 Financial Aid Forms Required FAFSA and Institution Specific Pell Grants; FSEOG; Cal Grants; Types of Aid Available Direct Loans; Perkins Loans; Merit-based Scholarships; Work Study; Deferred Payment Plan; Student Loans; Private Loans

Application Fee Application Fee Waiver Commitment Deposit Amount Early Action/Early Decision

Procedures & Standards—Freshmen Application Deadline Date Students Notified of Admis. Accept/Recommend A-G Course Pattern Middle 50% SAT Range for Freshman Class Math Scores Writing Critical Reading Combined Scores Average GPA of Entering Class

Profile of Incoming Freshmen

Graduation Rates


Other Countries 17%

15% Institutional Grants

66% 68%

Freshman Class Geographical Profile


State/Local Grants

257 118 45%

Freshmen who graduate within four years Freshmen who graduate within five years


Federal Grants

Fall: Dec. 1; Spring: Oct. 1 Fall: Apr. 1; Spring: Dec. 1 Yes N/A N/A N/A N/A 3.25

Applicants Admitted Fall Admit Rate

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Financial Aid

$110 No $500 No

California 39%

Other States 44%

Student Loans

Diversity (All Undergraduates) Procedures & Standards—Transfers

0% American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 9% 4% 1%

Asian Black/African American Hispanic Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

42% 21% 5% 11%

White Non-Resident Alien Race/Ethnicity Unknown

Application Deadline Fall: Dec. 1; Spring: Oct. 1 Priority Scholarship Consideration Regular decision: Apr. 1 Date Students Notified of Admis. Fall: Apr. 1; Spring: Dec. 1 Advanced Placement Offered Yes Advanced Credit Given Yes Transfer Units Accepted Min. or Max: None Residency Units Req’d for a Bachelors Degree Sem: 12 Minimum College GPA 2.5 Accept IGETC/CSUGE Breadth Yes, See website

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