Berklee College of Music: Review & Facts

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Berklee College of Music is a private not-for-profit school with 4,525 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1945 and is one of the 32 colleges and schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
8
At Berklee College of Music you can get your 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Berklee College of Music follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 8 majors. The most popular concentrations are Music, Broadcasting, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
96%
The student retention rate at Berklee College of Music is excellent at 96% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Berklee College of Music is low: 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Berklee College of Music is pretty good: 12:1. Read more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,600
Average tuition pricing is extremely high, $35,500 a year. The additional fees at Berklee College of Music not covered by tuition are approximately $1,100, which makes it a total of $36,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Berklee College of Music additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
43%
As reported in recent data, 5,538 applications were submitted and 2,395 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Berklee College of Music is $150.00. The graduate application fee is $150.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Berklee College of Music and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (617) 747-2222 or check Berklee College of Music Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Berklee College of Music provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Berklee College of Music, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Berklee College of Music provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 800 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Berklee College of Music appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Berklee College of Music Location and Maps



Post Address: Berklee College of Music, 1140 Boylston St, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
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