Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

Overview

Address1140 Boylston St
School Websitewww.berklee.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Berklee College of Music is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Boston, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 6,280 students applied to Berklee College of Music. Of those students, 3,249 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Berklee College of Music was $42,880, in addition to fees of $1,260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Berklee College of Music.

Berklee College of Music has a 64% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Berklee College of Music acceptance rate is 52%. To put this into perspective, 3,249 of the 6,280 students who applied to Berklee College of Music in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Berklee College of Music is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Berklee College of Music had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Berklee College of Music was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Berklee College of Music as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Berklee College of Music, the tuition for in-state residents is $42,880. Combined with fees of $1,260, room and board costs of $18,360, other expenses of $2,170 and the $474 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $65,144.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $44,140 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Berklee College of Music to $65,144 for out-of-state students.

Students at Berklee College of Music are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Berklee College of Music was $5,394 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 14%.

Berklee College of Music Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Berklee College of Music.

Berklee College of Music has a good gender split, with 40% of undergraduates being female and 60% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 63% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 8% of students come from in-state and 29% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Berklee College of Music is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Berklee College of Music to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at Berklee College of Music part-time; the other 5,459 students enrolled full-time.

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