Longy School of Music of Bard College

Cambridge, MA, USA
3.67 Average Rating

Located in the Cambridge, Massachusetts neighborhood of Harvard Square, the Longy School of Music of Bard College is a conservatory of the musical arts. Longy is home to 4-year Undergraduate Diploma programs in seven musical concentrations such as Composition and Vocal Studies and the school partners with Emerson College to offer an opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Music degree. Additionally, Longy requires all students to participate in community service through its Teaching Artist program. Music students with exceptional potential are invited to study for the Artist Diploma, the school’s highest degree which also offers full tuition remission.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city
0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
8%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
244
Total Number of Undergrads
36
Academic Calendar

Semester

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Classroom Sizes

0
100
75%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
75%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
6:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$49,433
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$44,730
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$44,730
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
13%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,030
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
13%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,737
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$19,897

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
17%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,472
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$20,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$270

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,700

What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating

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