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Berklee College of Music

Boston, MA

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Berklee College of Music

Overview

Berklee College of Music is a Comprehensive institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA  02215-3693
United States
Contact Mr. Damien Bracken
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@berklee.edu
Phone: 617-747-2222
Fax: 617-747-2047

Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Recording Arts Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Music Therapy Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,682
Applied
2,012
Accepted
5,112
Enrolled
26%
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Female Admissions

3,000
Females Applied
830
Females Accepted
28%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,682
Males Applied
1,182
Males Accepted
25%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

150
Application Fee
3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: 2 years of formal music study, audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 31st
Other early decision plan November 1st January 31st
Transfer January 15th March 31st

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,880
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Fees

1,260
Full-time student fees
18,360
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

23,532
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,497
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,290
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,527
Avg. Loan Aid
19,556
Avg. Grant Aid
10,683
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,112
Total Undergrad students
33%
International Students
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.41%
Black or African American 5.09%
White or Caucasian 35.95%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.45%
Two or more races 5.36%
Other 7.47%

Gender

Male (67.27%)
Female (32.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No

Faculty

692
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 266
Part-time - 426
Male - 495
Female - 197