The Juilliard School

The Juilliard School Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is The Juilliard School Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

The Juilliard School was awarded 62 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is drama and theater arts.

Overall Quality

Juilliard was not ranked in College Factual's 2022 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into Juilliard?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 6%, Juilliard is one of the most selective schools in the country. Good grades and high test scores alone may not be enough to get you into the school, so do your best to submit a stellar application.

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The Juilliard School Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Juilliard, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 5 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The Juilliard School is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The Juilliard School

Freshmen Retention Rate

The Juilliard School has a freshmen retention rate of 95%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  95 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Juilliard for first-time, full-time students is 88%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  88 out of 100

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The Juilliard School Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 588 undergraduates at Juilliard with 486 being full-time and 102 being part-time.

How Much Does The Juilliard School Cost?

The overall average net price of Juilliard is $33,535. 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 Juilliard

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$24,105 $26,627 $29,097 $35,284 $44,712

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 Juilliard, 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 Juilliard, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $9,275 a year. That adds up to $37,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Juilliard is 1.7%. 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 Juilliard Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Juilliard make around $32,800 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 18% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of The Juilliard School

The Juilliard School is a private not-for-profit institution situated in New York, New York. The city atmosphere of New York makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Juilliard are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023-6588
Phone: 212-799-5000

The Juilliard School Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 3 majors graduated from The Juilliard School. Of these students, 116 received undergraduate degrees and 144 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 88 NA
Dance 19 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 9 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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