Enrollment Services

Conservatory of Music: Performers Certificate, and Artist Diploma

(Gainful Employment Disclosure Regulations)

The Conservatory of Music offers two postbaccalaureate programs, which provide advanced training for students who are clearly destined for professional careers. Requirements for each program include private study, ensemble, performance practice, and other courses specific to the area of study. The postbaccalaureate Performers Certificate and the post-master’s Artist Diploma are available as one- and two-year programs.

·         The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code for these programs is 27-2040

·         For detailed cost information, per semester, please refer to: https://www.purchase.edu/Departments/EnrollmentServices/FinancialServices/ebill/fees.aspx

·      These graduate programs are expected to be completed in 1 or 2 years, depending on the exact program the student is accepted in.        

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information for 2011-12:

·         Tuition and fees (New York residents attending full-time for the 2011-12 academic year): $10,414

·        Room and board is estimated to be $7,970 (For the 2011-12 academic year)

·         CIP Codes:

- 26471- Artist Diploma: One Year

- 26472- Artist Diploma: Two Year

- 22466- Performer's Certificate: One Year

- 22467- Performer's Certificate: Two Year

·         Books and supplies are estimated to be $2120 for the 2011-12 academic year 

·        The median loan debt for Gainful Employment programs (Artist Diploma: One Year, Artist Diploma: Two Year, Performer's Certificate: One Year, Performer's Certificate: Two Year) was $20,500 for 2010-11.

·         The median loan debt for Gainful Employment programs (Artist Diploma: One Year, Artist Diploma: Two Year, Performer's Certificate: One Year, Performer's Certificate: Two Year) was $0 for 2011-12.

·          The on-time completion rate for these programs for 2011-12 was 90%.


Gainful Employment Disclosure Information for 2012-13:

- 26471- Artist Diploma: One Year

- 26472- Artist Diploma: Two Year

- 22466- Performer's Certificate: One Year

- 22467- Performer's Certificate: Two Year