San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM)

50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA

Located in San Francisco, California, San Francisco Conservatory of Music is a nonprofit private institution that offers professional level education and training in music and music theory. San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers several programs for students to choose from. A list of the more popular programs offered for students includes:

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

To help support students, San Francisco Conservatory of Music may offer support services like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the graduation rate is about 75%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 5%.

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities has accredited the instruction & training provided by San Francisco Conservatory of Music for over fifty-three straight years. To see more and get consumer disclosures, please visit

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

The net cost of this school is close to - annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. Students wishing to apply to San Francisco Conservatory of Music must pay an application fee of $110. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (415) 503-6214. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with SFCM for more information.

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 $41,000-$49,000
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $1,800 to $2,200 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,100

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $41,000-$49,000 for graduate students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,800 to $2,200 per credit hour
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $1,100

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 Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$22,706
Receiving Student Loans53%$7,900

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