Manhattan School of Music

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,500
3.31% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$51,278
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.826%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
55%
1,027 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,115
97.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
79.2%
118 Graduates

About

Manhattan School of Music is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Manhattan School of Music were Voice & Opera (42 degrees awarded), Keyboard Instruments (39 degrees), and Jazz & Jazz Studies (32 degrees).

In 2022, 346 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Manhattan School of Music. 51.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (94 degrees), 5.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Manhattan School of Music is $51,500, which is $36,559 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Manhattan School of Music is $51,500, which is $36,559 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $51,278.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Manhattan School of Music received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$51,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Manhattan School of Music was $51,500. The cost of tuition at Manhattan School of Music is $36,559 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$51,278
2022 Value
20.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Manhattan School of Music had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $51,278. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Manhattan School of Music grew by 20.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,340
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Manhattan School of Music was of $16,340 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.215% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Manhattan School of Music received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.826%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Manhattan School of Music was 0.826%, which represents 1 out of the 121 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Manhattan School of Music received 1,027 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.773% annual growth. Out of those 1,027 applicants, 565 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55% acceptance rate.

There were 1,115 students enrolled at Manhattan School of Music in 2022.

Manhattan School of Music has an overall enrollment yield of 27.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
565
Accepted Out of 1,027

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Manhattan School of Music was 55% (565 admissions from 1,027 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 49%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.773%, while admissions grew by 11.4%..

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Enrollment

Manhattan School of Music had a total enrollment of 1,115 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Manhattan School of Music is 1,092 students and the part-time enrollment is 23. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at Manhattan School of Music are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Manhattan School of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26.2% White, 7.35% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Asian, 4.48% Black or African American, 2.15% Two or More Races, and 0.359% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Manhattan School of Music in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.7%), followed by White Male (17.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (12.4%), followed by White Female (7.13%) and Asian Female (4.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Manhattan School of Music in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,115 students. The full-time enrollment at Manhattan School of Music is 1,092 and the part-time enrollment is 23. This means that 97.9% of students enrolled at Manhattan School of Music are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Manhattan School of Music was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Manhattan School of Music had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    292 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    82 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    81 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Manhattan School of Music is 26.2% White, 7.35% Hispanic or Latino, 7.26% Asian, 4.48% Black or African American, 2.15% Two or More Races, and 0.359% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 23 students (2.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 10 more women than men received degrees from Manhattan School of Music. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Manhattan School of Music is white (94 degrees awarded). There were 5.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (18 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Manhattan School of Music is Voice & Opera (42 degrees awarded), followed by Keyboard Instruments (39 degrees) and Jazz & Jazz Studies (32 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Manhattan School of Music, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (346 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Manhattan School of Music are Graphic designers (92,580 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,338 people), Other managers (75,955 people), Other designers (56,534 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Manhattan School of Music in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (346 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Manhattan School of Music are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Manhattan School of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (346 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Manhattan School of Music are Elementary & secondary schools (175,537 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,978 people), Computer Systems Design (72,111 people), Specialized design services (58,214 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (47,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Manhattan School of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (346 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Manhattan School of Music.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 42 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Manhattan School of Music was Voice & Opera with 42 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

168
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
178
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 168 degrees were awarded to men at Manhattan School of Music, which is 0.944 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (178).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Manhattan School of Music in Jazz & Jazz Studies, which is 7.17 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Manhattan School of Music in Voice & Opera, which is 1.75 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%
100% Completion Time
74%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 70% of students graduating from Manhattan School of Music completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 74% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Manhattan School of Music is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.47% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    94 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Manhattan School of Music is white (94 degrees awarded). There were 5.22 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (18 degrees).

0.867% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    56 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    38 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Manhattan School of Music is white male (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (38 degrees).

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Operations

Manhattan School of Music has an endowment valued at nearly $33.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−17.2%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Manhattan School of Music had a total salary expenditure of 45.3M. Manhattan School of Music employs 74 Instructors. Most academics at Manhattan School of Music are Male Instructor (47), and Female Instructor (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Manhattan School of Music are: Management, with 29 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 26 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

Endowment

$33.8M
2022 Endowment
4.87%
decline from 2021

Manhattan School of Music has an endowment valued at about $33.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Manhattan School of Music declined 4.87% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.2M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.2M
2022 Salaries
20.9%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Manhattan School of Music paid a median of $26.2M in salaries, which represents 57.8% of their overall expenditure ($45.3M) and a 20.9% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.4M
Instructional Salaries
74
Number of Employees

In 2022, Manhattan School of Music paid a total of $5.4M to 74 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Manhattan School of Music was Instructor with 74 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Manhattan School of Music were Management with 29 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 26 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Manhattan School of Music was Male Instructor with 47 employees, and Female Instructor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Manhattan School of Music.

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