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Berklee College of Music

Boston, MA, USA
3.68 Average Rating
The Berklee College of Music is one of the largest contemporary music colleges in the world. The school is located in Boston, MA, and operates a second campus in Valencia, Spain. Applicants to the school are required to perform a live audition and complete an interview before admittance. The school began as a college for the study of modern American music and jazz, but now incorporates a variety of styles such as hip hop, reggae, salsa, and bluegrass.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
8%
Out of State Students
64%
0
100
34%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision July 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
6,762
Total Number of Undergrads
6,282
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
45%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
53%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$41,382
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$40,220
Out-of-State Tuition
$40,220
0
100
42%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
61%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,064
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
58%
42%
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Nashville
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
berklee college of music is a place for dedicated, determined, and passionate musicians to thrive, discover, and gain knowledge beyond what they thought was possible.
Elizabeth from Fairhaven, MA
what you put in is what you get. professors will try to help you. it is expensive so don't be careless
Song Kwan from Brookline, MA

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