VanderCook College of Music

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

69 Faculty Members | 22:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of VanderCook College of Music is to enrich the lives of present and future generations through the preparation of teachers in instrumental, choral, and general music disciplines. Our broad-based curriculum is designed to prepare teachers with strong character, skill in the process of teaching, and respect for the essential role of music in our culture.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$29,800

Out of state

$29,800
Graduate

In state

$7,730

Out of state

$7,730

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
100%
Did not receive aid
0%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 38.0% $4,846
State/local grants 19.0% $3,323
Institutional grants 100.0% $8,041
Loans 56.0% $5,736

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Music Teacher Education
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Music Teacher Education
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Graduate ProgramsX

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
100.0%
  • Apply 21
  • Accepted 21
  • Attend 9

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$35
Graduate
$50

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Not applicable
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Required

Average sat scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Math
Reading

Average act scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Composite
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
49%
Male Students
51%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian72.52%
  2. Hispanic/Latino8.63%
  3. Not Specified7.35%
  4. Black4.47%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities3.84%
  6. Asian3.19%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,564

Undergraduate students

133

Graduate students

1,431

Attendance breakdown

Full time
24%
Part time
76%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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