If you want to apply to Vandercook College Of Music, the regular decision application deadline is April 1 and the application fee is $35.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Vandercook College Of Music 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Mean SAT Score||1066|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||83%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||13%|
VanderCook College of Music does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Vandercook College Of Music is moderately difficult.
In 2021, Vandercook College Of Music accepted 89% of students, around 24 of the 27 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Vandercook College Of Music, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Vandercook College Of Music must submit the following items. Double check with Vandercook College Of Music's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3||3|
|Other Requirements||√||audition on the applicant's primary instrument or voice|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Vandercook College Of Music have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
Vandercook College Of Music does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Vandercook College Of Music does not have 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.
In 2020, 83% of Vandercook College Of Music's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Vandercook College Of Music applicants, you should strive to earn between 988 and 1145 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Vandercook College Of Music 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1145 and 25% of scored lower than 988, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Vandercook College Of Music student is 1066.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Vandercook College Of Music students scored 575 or higher and 75% of students scored 485 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Vandercook College Of Music students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 485 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Vandercook College Of Music, you should strive to earn between 13 and 21 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Vandercook College Of Music's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.
A 13 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Vandercook College Of Music students. Only one out of every four students scored below 13.
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Transfer students can enroll in Vandercook College Of Music during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Vandercook College Of Music?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Vandercook College Of Music.
Does Vandercook College Of Music accept transfer credits?
Vandercook College Of Music accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Vandercook College Of Music accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Vandercook College Of Music accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Vandercook College Of Music?
Vandercook College Of Music is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Vandercook College Of Music's acceptance rate?
Vandercook College Of Music's acceptance rate is 89%.
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How hard is it to get into Vandercook College Of Music? Vandercook College Of Music is a somewhat selective institution. The Vandercook College Of Music acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Vandercook College Of Music is Apr 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Vandercook College Of Music is 17. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Vandercook College Of Music. Students with an ACT score that falls between 13 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 13 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1145 and Above
988 to 1145
988 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Vandercook College Of Music, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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