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Colleges / VanderCook College of Music

VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About Vandercook College Of Music

VanderCook College of Music is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Vandercook College Of Music was founded in 1909. The college currently enrolls around 289 students a year, including 107 undergraduate students.

Vandercook College Of Music Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Vandercook College Of Music. Around 89% of applicants get into Vandercook College Of Music each year. In 2021, 27 students applied to Vandercook College Of Music and 24 were admitted.

VanderCook College of Music Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.1
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 83%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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VanderCook College of Music is located Chicago.

If you would like to see Vandercook College Of Music for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90/94 to Chicago, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway.

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College Info

3140 South Federal Street Chicago, IL 60616-3731

Campus Setting: Urban

Vandercook College Of Music Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Vandercook College Of Music is Apr 1.

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Vandercook College Of Music SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

988 - 1145


Math SAT Range

485 - 575


Reading SAT Range

485 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1145 and Above


988 to 1145


988 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Vandercook College Of Music students is 1066. Applicants with SAT scores of 1145 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Vandercook College Of Music, while applicants with SAT scores between 988 to 1145 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 988 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Vandercook College Of Music.

Vandercook College Of Music Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Vandercook College Of Music is like? There are approximately 289 students enrolled at Vandercook College Of Music, including 107 undergraduate students and 182 graduate students. 65% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from IL and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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