Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

The Peabody Conservatory is a private, coeducational school of music and dance affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Its campus is located in Baltimore.

Website: www.peabody.jhu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
269
Undergraduate
Students
(49.4%) 133 Women
(50.6%) 136 Men
298
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
52% of 711 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
December 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
17%
Average Freshman Award
$7,095
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,737
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
82
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 53% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 6% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Baltimore Population
619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
32.7% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
5.0% Hispanic/Latino
54.1% White
International Students
18.2% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
69.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
27%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English    
Mathematics    
Science    
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 East Mount Vernon Place
City, State, Zip
Baltimore, MD 21202-2397
Phone
(410) 234-4848
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@peabody.jhu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
December 1
Application Fee
$100
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
52% of 711 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
31 admitted students enrolled
Men
37 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@peabody.jhu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is E00233
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
49 (61.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
42 (85.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
42 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
14 (33.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
17%
Average Award
$7,095
Need-Based Gift
Received by 23 (54.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,903
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 34 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,602
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 38 (90.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
7 (8.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,285

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
146 (50.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
117 (80.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
115 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
56 (48.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
18%
Average Award
$7,422
Need-Based Gift
Received by 65 (56.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,854
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 88 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,241
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 89 (77.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
19 (6.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,931

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,737
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
22.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
17.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,836
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Percussion Instruments
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera
  • Woodwind Instruments
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
82
Part-Time Faculty
96
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 53% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 6% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
40
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Baltimore Population
619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC
Campus Size
1 acre

Weather

Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 83.2 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile from campus in Baltimore
Nearest Train Station
1 mile from campus in Baltimore

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
49%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
269
Women
133 (49.4%)
Men
136 (50.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
262
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
32.7% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
5.0% Hispanic/Latino
54.1% White
International Students.
18.2% from 16 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
298

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
69.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
77.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
77.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
27%
Average Starting Salary
27%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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