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Just minutes from the heart of downtown Chicago, VanderCook College of Music is located on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology. VanderCook students have the same campus opportunities as IIT students but still benefit from the small college atmosphere. 

Our students may live in the IIT dorms, utilize campus dining services, pledge in the Greek fraternities and sororities, participate in intramural sports and have full access to all campus facilities.

Learn more about the campus and the amazing rich musical culture the city of Chicago has to offer.



VanderCook College of Music is an independent, not-for-profit, degree-granting institution, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Schools of Music. VanderCook’s teacher certification programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.

VanderCook is in compliance with state and federal mandates.  It takes great pride in proving a safe and inviting learning and working environment. You can find a centralized listing of our consumer information here.



VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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