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Longy School of Music of Bard College

Quick Stats
Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
Category
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Overview
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Acceptance Rate

93.3%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

Tuition & Fees

$40,780

Longy School of Music of Bard College is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 46 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is selective with an acceptance rate of 93.3%.

Most students major in Visual and Performing Arts. 64% of students graduate.

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About
🗺 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
🌐 longy.edu
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Admissions
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Longy School of Music of Bard College has around 45 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 43% decide to enroll at Longy School of Music of Bard College. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 45 applicants 44% are men and 56% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 125 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 80 men.

Longy School of Music of Bard College's acceptance rate is 93.3%. The acceptance rate for men is 95.0% and the acceptance rate for women is 92.0%.

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Applicants
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Who applies to Longy School of Music of Bard College?

Number of Applicants

45

Number of Applicants per Spot

2
per spot

Male Applicants

44%

Female Applicants

56%
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Acceptance Rate
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Getting into Longy School of Music of Bard College

Longy School of Music of Bard College Acceptance Rate

93.3%

Getting in

Less Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

95.0%

Female Acceptance Rate

92.0%
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School Popularity
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Do Students Want to Go to Longy School of Music of Bard College?

Longy School of Music of Bard College Admissions Yield

43%
of accepted students choose to go to Longy School of Music of Bard College

Male Admissions Yield

32%

Female Admissions Yield

52%
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Application
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
College Requirements
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

64%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

50%

Women Graduation Rate

70%

Undergrad Graduation Rate

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend Longy School of Music of Bard College?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$20,235
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$40,780
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$40,455
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$40,455
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$25,140
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$267
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Longy School of Music of Bard College would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

1%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Longy School of Music of Bard College Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

91%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

21%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Longy School of Music of Bard College you can visit longy.edu/admission/scholarships-and-financial-aid.

Longy School of Music of Bard College Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $40,455
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $40,455
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

6
students per faculty

Average Professional Salary

$77,000
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Longy School of Music of Bard College?

Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

21%

Undergrads

46

Total Students

217
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

17%

Students over 25

12%

Student Median Household Income

$86,552
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

61%
of undergraduates

Men

39%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Longy School of Music of Bard College has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 64 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 156 women.

International Students

59%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Longy School of Music of Bard College

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Longy School of Music of Bard College study?

Longy School of Music of Bard College Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Most students study Visual and Performing Arts at Longy School of Music of Bard College.

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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Longy School of Music of Bard College?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

82%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Longy School of Music of Bard College has a retention rate of 82% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

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Transfers
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Longy School of Music of Bard College has no students who transfer here.

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Living in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

280
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

15
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Politics in Massachusetts
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Democratic

Politically, Massachusetts tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 60% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 33% voted for the Republican party, and 4% voted for neither.

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