Curtis Institute of Music

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2020 Average Net Price
$12,835
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.84%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
2.44%
574 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
145
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
94.4%
17 Graduates

About

Curtis Institute of Music is a higher education institution located in Philadelphia County, PA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Curtis Institute of Music were General Music Performance (29 degrees awarded) and Music Theory & Composition (2 degrees).

In 2020, 53 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Curtis Institute of Music. 47.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (22 degrees), 2.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Curtis Institute of Music is $N/A, which is $NaN approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Curtis Institute of Music is $N/A, which is $NaN approximately the same the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,835.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending Curtis Institute of Music received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$12,835
2020 Value
25.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Curtis Institute of Music had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,835. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Curtis Institute of Music grew by 25.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,542
Room and Board
$3,740
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Curtis Institute of Music was of $15,542 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,740. The cost of room and board increased by 2.47% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.86% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Curtis Institute of Music received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 100% 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.
7.84%
2018 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Curtis Institute of Music was 7.84%, which represents 4 out of the 51 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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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Curtis Institute of Music received 574 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 16.4% annual decline. Out of those 574 applicants, 14 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 2.44% acceptance rate.

There were 145 students enrolled at Curtis Institute of Music in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Curtis Institute of Music has an overall enrollment yield of 92.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

2.44%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
14
Accepted Out of 574

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Curtis Institute of Music was 2.44% (14 admissions from 574 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 3.93%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −16.4%, while admissions declined by −48.1%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Curtis Institute of Music in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Curtis Institute of Music has a total enrollment of 145 students. The full-time enrollment at Curtis Institute of Music is 145 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Curtis Institute of Music are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Curtis Institute of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.6% White, 16.6% Asian, 2.76% Black or African American, 2.07% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Curtis Institute of Music in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (17.7%), followed by Asian Female (13.3%) and White Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.9%), followed by White Female (25%) and Asian Male (3.13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Curtis Institute of Music, both undergraduate and graduate, is 145 students. The full-time enrollment at Curtis Institute of Music is 145 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Curtis Institute of Music are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2020 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 Curtis Institute of Music was 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Curtis Institute of Music had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    56
  2. Asian
    24
  3. Black or African American
    4

The enrolled student population at Curtis Institute of Music is 38.6% White, 16.6% Asian, 2.76% Black or African American, 2.07% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% 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 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 3 fewer women than men received degrees from Curtis Institute of Music. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Curtis Institute of Music is white (22 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (10 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Curtis Institute of Music is General Music Performance (29 degrees awarded), followed by Music Theory & Composition (2 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Curtis Institute of Music, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (53 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 Curtis Institute of Music are Graphic designers (84,155 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,043 people), Other managers (67,929 people), Other designers (64,319 people), and Postsecondary teachers (53,367 people).

The most specialized majors at Curtis Institute of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded).

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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 Curtis Institute of Music are Physicians, Surgeons, Credit analysts, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Curtis Institute of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded).

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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 Curtis Institute of Music are Elementary & secondary schools (162,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (113,609 people), Specialized design services (60,617 people), Computer Systems Design (58,045 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (48,772 people).

The most specialized majors at Curtis Institute of Music are Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees awarded).

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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 Curtis Institute of Music.
Most Common
  1. 29 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 2 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Curtis Institute of Music was General Music Performance with 29 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

28
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
25
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Curtis Institute of Music, which is 1.12 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (25).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Curtis Institute of Music in General Music Performance, which is 1.42 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to women at Curtis Institute of Music in General Music Performance, which is 0.706 times less than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
77%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 38% of students graduating from Curtis Institute of Music completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Curtis Institute of Music is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    22 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Curtis Institute of Music is white (22 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (10 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    15 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Curtis Institute of Music is white male (15 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (7 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

Curtis Institute of Music has an endowment valued at nearly $181M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $8.56M (4.73%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Curtis Institute of Music had a total salary expenditure of $23.5M. Curtis Institute of Music employs 4 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Curtis Institute of Music are Male No academic ranks (2), Female No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Curtis Institute of Music are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 11 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

Endowment

$181M
2020 Endowment
5.84%
growth from 2019

Curtis Institute of Music has an endowment valued at about $181M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Curtis Institute of Music grew 5.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $171M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Curtis Institute of Music received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.79M
2020 Salaries
3.97%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Curtis Institute of Music paid a median of $9.79M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($23.5M) and a 3.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.53% growth from 2018 and a 34.9% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$399k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2020, Curtis Institute of Music paid a total of $399k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 4.07% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
17 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Curtis Institute of Music were No academic rank with 4 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Curtis Institute of Music were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Curtis Institute of Music was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Curtis Institute of Music.

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