Berklee College of Music

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School Information

Phone Number:(617) 747-2222
Website:www.berklee.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://apply.berklee.edu/
Address:1140 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,405
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,213 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$41,398
Out-of-state Tuition:$41,398
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$18,519

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Berklee College of Music Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Berklee College of Music.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education11
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Visual and Performing Arts986
Grand total9108

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Berklee College of Music.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total41

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Berklee College of Music and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$41,398
Out-of-state$41,398
Books and supplies$474

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$44,964
Out-of-state$44,964

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid72274%
Grant or scholarship aid59561%$18,519
Student loan aid45046%$13,714

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,08755%$16,482
Federal student loans2,11338%$6,904

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Berklee College of Music. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Berklee College of Music students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants9,2245,1114,113
Percent admitted100%37%31%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%13%12%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Berklee College of Music Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,405
Undergraduate enrollment5,972
Graduate enrollment433

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Berklee College of Music Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

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