Private 4 Year

Longy School of Music

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Longy School of Music overview
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts
Online longy.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Longy School of Music overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Longy School of Music, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, stands as a distinguished institution dedicated to the study of classical music. Founded in 1915 by Oskar Longy, the conservatory is situated near Harvard University and offers close proximity to Boston's rich cultural milieu. Emphasizing intensive, conservatory-level training, Longy boasts collaborative programs with Bard College and offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in various musical disciplines, with particular recognition in programs such as vocal studies and composition. The school sustains a highly selective admission process, seeking students who exhibit strong musical potential. While the campus does not support large-scale athletics, the conservatory is notable for its intimate and artistically vibrant atmosphere. Although on-campus living is not available, many students find housing in the surrounding culturally eclectic neighborhood. As a nexus for artistic development, Longy School of Music attracts students seeking focused immersion in music education and performance.

In the most recent statistical year 102 prospective students applied, and 91 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 11 enrolled in the school.  260 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 17 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $47,700 plus fees of $1,100.












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Application Fee $0

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Costs for Longy School of Music
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$500
Other Fees$1,100
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,000
Budget for Other Expenses$4,000
Total One Year Cost$64,300

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Popular subjects studied by Longy School of Music students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 100%

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