- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Music
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year + Graduate
- Type: Public
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $47,798
- Out of State Tuition: $47,798
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 4852
- IPED: 123961
Blending the rigors of a traditional conservatory-style education with the benefits of studying at a leading research university, the Thornton School offers students a thorough music education in a real-world context.
Founded in 1884, and today the oldest continually operating cultural institution in Los Angeles, the Thornton School consistently ranks among the top one percent of the nations music schools and conservatories. Graduates of the school attain positions with major orchestras, ensembles, recording studios and music industry firms and perform on stages and in studios around the world.