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Cleveland Institute of Music Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Cleveland Institute of Music. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Cleveland Institute of Music Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Cleveland Institute of Music was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Cleveland Institute of Music as #253 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 80 colleges in Ohio, Cleveland Institute of Music is ranked at #10.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Cleveland Institute of Music?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Cleveland Institute of Music is a competitive 43%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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Cleveland Institute of Music Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Cleveland Institute of Music it is much better at 7 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cleveland Institute of Music is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cleveland Institute of Music

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 90% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Cleveland Institute of Music enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  90 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Cleveland Institute of Music the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 68%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  68 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Cleveland Institute of Music

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 230 full-time undergraduates at Cleveland Institute of Music.

Cleveland Institute of Music Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 92.12 out of 100, Cleveland Institute of Music is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  92.12 out of 100
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How Much Does Cleveland Institute of Music Cost?

The overall average net price of Cleveland Institute of Music is $34,581. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cleveland Institute of Music

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$40,046 $23,363 $28,556 $27,888 $39,791

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cleveland Institute of Music, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Cleveland Institute of Music, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $9,491 a year. That adds up to $37,964 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cleveland Institute of Music is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Cleveland Institute of Music Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Cleveland Institute of Music with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,100 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Cleveland Institute of Music

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Institute of Music is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Cleveland Institute of Music

Contact details for Cleveland Institute of Music are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11021 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1776
Phone: 216-791-5000

Cleveland Institute of Music Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 1 majors graduated from Cleveland Institute of Music. Of these students, 50 received undergraduate degrees and 58 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Music 50 NA

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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