Longy School of Music (Longy)

27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

Located in Cambridge, MA, Longy School of Music is a nonprofit private institution that provides professional level education and training in music and music theory. Longy School of Music offers several programs for students to choose from. A list of the more popular programs being offered for students includes:

  • Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments
  • Music Performance
  • Piano and Organ
  • Voice and Opera
  • Music Teacher Education

To help students and recent graduates, Longy may offer student services including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Students can use various means to evaluate school performance. A school's graduation and loan default rates are among the strongest indicators of educational and career success. Longy School of Music has an annual graduation rate of 88%, and a loan default rate of about 2%.

Get more information by visiting the school's official website, where you can see admissions information, financial aid & tuition, and disclosures.

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


Visual and Performing Arts

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $36,000-$43,000
  • For part-time students, charges are between $2,000-$2,400 per unit
  • Required fees: $580

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $36,000-$43,000 for graduate students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $2,000 to $2,400 per credit hour
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $580

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$12,579
Receiving Student Loans27%$21,731

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Contact Information

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