VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, Illinois

Overview

Address3140 South Federal Street
School Websitewww.vandercook.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

VanderCook College of Music is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Chicago, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 29 students applied to VanderCook College of Music. Of those students, 27 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in VanderCook College of Music was $26,548, in addition to fees of $1,886. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend VanderCook College of Music.

VanderCook College of Music has a 39% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The VanderCook College of Music acceptance rate is 93%. To put this into perspective, 27 of the 29 students who applied to VanderCook College of Music in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in VanderCook College of Music is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into VanderCook College of Music had an SAT score between the range of 1,130 and 1,270. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for VanderCook College of Music was between 21 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to VanderCook College of Music as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At VanderCook College of Music, the tuition for in-state residents is $26,548. Combined with fees of $1,886, the $1,900 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $28,434 in tuition.

Students at VanderCook College of Music are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at VanderCook College of Music was $4,837 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 60%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

VanderCook College of Music Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to VanderCook College of Music.

VanderCook College of Music has a good gender split, with 42% of undergraduates being female and 58% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 85% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 8% of students come from out-of-state and 8% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at VanderCook College of Music is 5:1. This means that for every 5 there is one member of faculty at the school.

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