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Next table compares the basic academic information between Top 25 Arts Music Design Schools. By school type, there are 1 public and 24 private schools in Top 25 Arts Music Design Schools. By school level, there are 22 four years (or high) schools and 3 2-4 years schools .
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Academic Comparison - Top 25 Arts Music Design Schools
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 The Colburn Conservatory of MusicLos Angeles, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
2 Curtis Institute of Music
Philadelphia, PAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
3 The Juilliard School
New York, NYPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 Harrington College of DesignChicago, ILPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's Degree-
6 University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Winston-Salem, NCPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
7 San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
8 Pratt Institute-Main
Brooklyn, NYPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
9 California Jazz ConservatoryBerkeley, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
10 College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MIPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master
11 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
Pittsburgh, PAPrivate (not-for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeCertificate, Associate
12 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Minneapolis, MNPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
13 Manhattan School of Music
New York, NYPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
14 Los Angeles College of Music
Pasadena, CAPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor
15 The New England Conservatory of Music
Boston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
16 Savannah College of Art and DesignSavannah, GAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master
17 California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, CAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
18 Beverly Hills Design InstituteBeverly Hills, CAPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
19 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
Dallas, TXPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeAssociate
20 Design Institute of San Diego
San Diego, CAPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
21 Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MDPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
22 American Musical and Dramatic Academy
New York, NYPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor
23 Berklee College of Music
Boston, MAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
24 Louisiana Culinary Institute
Baton Rouge, LAPrivate (for-profit), 2-4 yearsAssociate's DegreeAssociate
25 The Creative Center
Omaha, NEPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of Top 25 Arts Music Design Schools is $33,822 for State residents and $35,477 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 52.43% and graduation rate is 71.36%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Top 25 Arts Music Design Schools
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 The Colburn Conservatory of Music $50,741 - - 5:1120
2 Curtis Institute of Music
$2,525 4% 69% 2:1171
3 The Juilliard School
$47,370 7% 96% 5:1942
4 Rhode Island School of Design
$52,860 26% 89% 9:12,467
5 Harrington College of Design $16,874 - - 1:19
6 University of North Carolina School of the Arts
$9,358 / $25,901 29% 75% 7:11,042
7 San Francisco Conservatory of Music
$47,560 48% 61% 8:1398
8 Pratt Institute-Main
$53,824 56% 70% 9:15,015
9 California Jazz Conservatory $19,900 100% - 6:154
10 College for Creative Studies
$45,815 44% 70% 10:11,485
11 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Inc
$23,320 63% 92% 17:1217
12 Minneapolis College of Art and Design
$40,396 59% 64% 11:1854
13 Manhattan School of Music
$49,130 36% 88% 5:11,008
14 Los Angeles College of Music
$25,650 71% 47% 5:1290
15 The New England Conservatory of Music
$50,460 37% 81% 5:1838
16 Savannah College of Art and Design $38,075 96% 70% 21:114,086
17 California Institute of the Arts
$51,466 25% 61% 7:11,506
18 Beverly Hills Design Institute $23,220 38% 67% 5:19
19 KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts
$17,460 88% 68% 10:1111
20 Design Institute of San Diego
$25,620 87% 56% 7:198
21 Maryland Institute College of Art
$50,330 64% 72% 9:12,178
22 American Musical and Dramatic Academy
$40,444 31% 75% 9:11,676
23 Berklee College of Music
$45,660 51% 65% 10:16,963
24 Louisiana Culinary Institute
$14,575 50% 57% 16:1125
25 The Creative Center
$27,755 96% 77% 9:139
Average$33,822 / $35,47752.43%71.36%8.32:11,668
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