Tuition & Fees

$38,910

$38,910

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private (nonprofit)

Student Enrollment
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Professional Music
  2. Music Business
  3. Performance
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Codes

SAT 3107
ACT 1789

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Fun Facts

  • Psy, the one-hit wonder behind "Gangnam Style," attended classes at Berklee College of Music and Boston University, but apparently skipped a lot of classes, calling himself "young and stupid" in a reddit interview.
  • One of Berklee College of Music's dormitories was once a hotel and the site of a fire that took several lives. Students say they still see the victims of the blaze wandering their living quarters.

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School Facts

Berklee, founded in 1945, is a private music college. Its urban campus is located in Boston's Back Bay area.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Established in 1945
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Boston, MA

Urban campus in Boston (population: 625,087). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Berklee College of Music
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Admissions Facts

Application fee $150
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Damien Bracken
Director of Admissions
P: 800 237-5533
F: 617 747-2047
admissions@berklee.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
ice hockey
soccer

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Mascot
Mingus the Jazz Cat
School colors
red and grey
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Composition
Contemporary Writing/Production
Film Scoring
Jazz Composition
Music Business/Management
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Production/Engineering
Music Synthesis
Music Therapy
Professional Music
Songwriting
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Undergraduate

Not reported

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

Not reported

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: January 15

Spring: July 1

Summer: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 73
Countries most often represented Canada
Italy
Japan
Mexico
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Gojko Damjanic
Assistant Director of Admissions/Educator Relations
617 747-2365
gdamjanic@berklee.edu

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