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Berklee College of Music

Boston, MA, USA
3.68 Average Rating

The Berklee College of Music is a school of the musical and performing arts in Boston and one of the largest contemporary music colleges in the world. Berklee consists of the College of Music and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee conferring bachelor’s degrees in 27 majors featuring academic programs that enable students to study 35 principal musical instruments. All applicants to the school are required to perform a live audition and complete an interview to be considered for admission. For students who wish to learn in a new culture, Berklee offers two study abroad programs at its international campus in Valencia, Spain.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major 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 US National: 28%
0
100
53%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US 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
Major city
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
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
Berklee is the best contemporary music school to attend in the US. It ranges from all different styles from jazz to classical. The students and teachers are great sources of networks.
Isaac from Beverly Hills, CA

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