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Cleveland Institute of Music

Cleveland, OH 4-Year Private
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Cleveland Institute of Music Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Cleveland Institute of Music, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is December 1 and the application fee is $110.

Cleveland Institute of Music Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Cleveland Institute of Music's admissions stats.

Cleveland Institute of Music 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Waitlist Yes

Cleveland Institute of Music Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Cleveland Institute of Music.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes December 1 ––

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Cleveland Institute of Music does not offer early decision or early action.

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Transferring to Cleveland Institute of Music

For more information on transferring to Cleveland Institute of Music, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Cleveland Institute of Music

In 2022, Cleveland Institute of Music waitlisted 192 students. Of those, 192 eventually got in.

What Does Cleveland Institute of Music Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Cleveland Institute of Music

Curious about the factors that are considered by Cleveland Institute of Music during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Interview Very Important
Talent/Ability Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Important
Geographical Residence Important
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Important
Application Essay Important
First Generation Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Important

Make sure to check with Cleveland Institute of Music for more information on admission factors.

Cleveland Institute of Music 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Cleveland Institute of Music, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Cleveland Institute of Music's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Cleveland Institute of Music?

Cleveland Institute of Music has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Cleveland Institute of Music looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Cleveland Institute of Music has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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More Information on Transferring to Cleveland Institute of Music

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is December 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Cleveland Institute of Music during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term


Cleveland Institute of Music Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Cleveland Institute of Music?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Cleveland Institute of Music.

Does Cleveland Institute of Music accept transfer credits?

✅ Cleveland Institute of Music accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Cleveland Institute of Music accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Cleveland Institute of Music accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits but does not accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Cleveland Institute of Music?

❌ No, Cleveland Institute of Music is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cleveland Institute of Music?

❌ Cleveland Institute of Music does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Cleveland Institute of Music?

Want To Learn More About Cleveland Institute of Music?

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Cleveland Institute of Music Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Dec 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cleveland Institute of Music is Dec 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cleveland Institute of Music is Dec 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Cleveland Institute of Music ACT Scores

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Cleveland Institute of Music SAT Scores

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Cleveland Institute of Music GPA

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

343

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,150

Out-of-State

$41,150

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 1
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