This page is for applicants who have been officially notified of admission to NEC.

Congratulations on your admission to NEC! We look forward to having you as a part of our community.

Below you will find the information and forms (in PDF format) needed to enroll. Please print hard copies of forms and send them to:

New England Conservatory
Admissions Office
290 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

All admitted students who wish to enroll must complete and return the following forms by the dates listed in the Deadline Checklist. International students must also fill out the forms listed under International Students below.

If you do not intend to enroll, we ask that you still complete the Candidate Response Form and return it to us as soon as possible. Your response may allow us to welcome in students from the waiting list, so we would sincerely appreciate your courtesy and professionalism in this regard.

Deadlines for Enrollment

  • December 1: Candidate Response Form due, along with $500 tuition deposit
  • December 1: Housing Form due for all undergraduates and any graduates wishing to live on campus
  • December 12: Student Health Report due
  • January 5: Final transcripts due
  • January 10: NEC Residence Hall opens
  • January 12: New student orientation

Forms for All Admitted Students

Important Information for Admitted Students
An overview of deadlines and the materials you must submit if you intend to enroll.

Candidate Response Form
All students who have been offered admission must submit this form to communicate their intention to enroll or to decline our offer of admission. Please fill this in and return to us whether you plan to enroll at NEC or not. If you intend to enroll, please include the $500 enrollment deposit with this form.

Housing Form
All new undergraduates (including transfer students) must submit this form along with a $525 housing deposit. Some students may qualify for an exemption; please see the form for exemption categories. Graduate students who wish to live in the dorm should also submit this form and the housing deposit by the deadline above.

Health Center Information
Student Health Report
Meningococcal Disease information
All enrolling students must review all three documents and submit health reports by the deadline listed above. There is a late fee of $150 US for any health reports submitted after the deadline. Graduating students returning for a new degree must check with Health Services before the end of the semester to learn what information is required for their re-entry to avoid a late fee and/or registration block.

Studio Assignment General Information
General information about how we make studio assignments and the appropriate person for you to contact if you have questions.

Student Benefits Information
Information about some of the benefits available to students attending NEC.

Deposit Payment Options
Please contact us at admissions@necmusic.edu for information about the accepted forms of payment for enrollment and/or housing deposit(s), including wire transfer information.

We also encourage you to read our guide to Financing Your NEC Education.

International Students

Welcome Letter for International Students
A letter of welcome to from our Director of International Student Services.

Certification of Finance Form
Any student who is not a citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States and who requires an F-1 student visa must complete this form and submit with the appropriate documentation of funds.

TOEFL Information
Important information for any students who are not native speakers of English about our TOEFL requirements and English courses.


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