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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

3140 South Federal Street Chicago, IL 60616-3731
Phone: (312) 225-6288
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VanderCook College of Music
  • Located in Chicago, IL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 380 students enrolled
  • 69% admitted
  • $25,440 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Michelle from Romeoville, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I would suggest picking up other instruments before you get here, and learning how to manage your time responsibly. The two biggest problems students have as Freshman are learning new instruments and managing their time. (When I say that you should start picking up instruments I don't mean you should become a virtuoso, but it would help tremendously if you could play a few notes or a scale on another instrument.)

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