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The Juilliard School

The Juilliard School is college with 581 students located in New York, NY.

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Overview

Overview

The Juilliard School says

The mission of The Juilliard School is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world, so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

To achieve this mission, Juilliard has identified six goals:

  • Juilliard will identify and attract the most talented young performing artists from around the world and will strive to ensure that financial considerations are not a deterrent to their enrollment.

  • Juilliard will provide an educational environment that fosters the artistic, intellectual, and personal growth of its students and prepares them to embark on successful careers and productive lives as artists and citizens, as well as to become leaders in their professions.

  • Juilliard will continue to elevate its educational and artistic standards, remaining responsive to changing conditions in the worldwide performing arts community.

  • Juilliard will continue to attract and retain renowned faculty members in all disciplines, by providing a collaborative work environment and involving them fully in the artistic and educational life of the community.

  • Juilliard will uphold its commitment to the diversity of its community by fostering an environment that is inclusive, supportive, and welcoming to all.

  • Juilliard will take an active role in shaping the future of the performing arts by providing exemplary arts education programs to the community and encouraging its students to serve as advocates for the arts in society.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 581
Gender 56% Male / 44% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 86% Full Time / 14% Part Time
Geography 15% In State / 85% Out of State / 18% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 16% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 37%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 6%
International 18%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 19%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 11%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $150.00. Housing deposit due : May 15. Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

47% of students live on-campus.

100% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered

Activities

Student Publications: The Juilliard Journal

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries dorms wired for high speed internet connections wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates health services personal counseling placement services for graduates alcohol/substance abuse counseling financial aid counseling minority students services
  • Facilities: media center, over 100 practice rooms with over 200 pianos, scenery and costume shops, 15 2-story rehearsal studios, 5 theaters, 2 recital halls
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major accelerated program
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Stringed Instruments (30%), Dance (18%), Music Performance (16%), Keyboard Instruments (13%), Voice and Opera (8%), Acting (6%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the achievement of naturalistic and believable behavior in imaginary circumstances. Includes instruction in voice and acting speech, stage dialects, movement, improvisation, acting styles, theatre history, script interpretation, and actor coaching.

Job Opportunities:

Actors
Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Dancers
Perform dances. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.
Choreographers
Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.

A program that prepares individuals to study and master the performance and composition of Jazz. Includes instruction in the history of Jazz and related musical styles such as the Blues, Jazz composition and theory, improvisation, Jazz instrument and ensemble performance, and related topics.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

A program that prepares individuals to master the piano, organ, or related keyboard instruments and performing art as solo, ensemble, and/or accompanist performers. Includes instruction in piano and keyboard pedagogy, ensemble playing, accompanying, service playing, repertoire, keyboard and pedal skills, recital, and personal style development.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

A program that generally prepares individuals to master musical instruments and performing art as solo and/or ensemble performers. Includes instruction on one or more specific instruments from various instrumental groupings.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

A program that focuses on the study of the principles of sound manipulation as applied to the creation of music, and the techniques of creating and arranging music. Includes instruction in aural theory, melody, counterpoint, complex harmony, modulation, chromatics, improvisation, progressions, musical writing, instrumentation, orchestration, electronic and computer applications, studies of specific musical styles, and development of original creative ability.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

A program that prepares individual to master a stringed instrument and performing arts as solo, ensemble and/or accompanist performers. Includes instruction in playing and personal style development.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

A program that prepares individuals to master the human voice and performing art as solo and/or ensemble performers in concert, choir, opera, or other forms of singing. Includes instruction in voice pedagogy, diction, vocal physiology and exercise, expressive movement, repertoire, recital, and personal style development.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Music Directors and Composers
Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.
Musicians and Singers
Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

Administration & Faculty

President Joseph W. Polisi
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 126
Student : Faculty Ratio 5 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 67 : 32
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 7.3% accepted of 2,331 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Interview, Talent Ability

Also Considered: Academic GPA, Application Essay, Recommendations

Deadlines

December

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Regular Decision

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $28,550 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $19,212
$30K-$48K $17,255
$48K-$75K $27,556
$75K-$110K $27,718
$110K+ $37,310

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $36,720, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $36,720 Same as On-Campus
Housing $13,810 $13,810
Books $720 $720
Total (before financial aid) $51,250 $51,250

Students Receiving Aid

79% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 44% $5,490
Federal Scholarships/Grants 16% $6,056
Institutional Grants 78% $23,456
Other Federal Grants 6% $3,529
Other Loans 6% $16,249
Pell Grants 16% $4,603
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 6% $3,833
Student Loans 46% $7,220

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.juilliard.edu/admissions/financial.html.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.juilliard.edu/apply/financial-aid/net-price-calculator.php.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

82% of students graduated on time.

87% of students graduated in six years.

94% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

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