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Berklee College of Music

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Rating

Private

Type

8,031

Students

$44,360

Tuition

51%

Acceptance

#439

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Boston, MA

1140 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215

Berklee College of Music is a mid-sized private art school located in Boston, MA ranked 36th in Massachusetts. It has a total of 7,389 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 51.44% of applicants. Berklee College of Music offers 32 different majors and is best known for its Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, and Music Therapy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $44,360 per year, Berklee College of Music is rather pricey. 44.37% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $30,300 per year, which is 27% under the national median.
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Cost

$45,660
Above Average

Berklee College of Music

$45,660

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$66,944

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$49,049

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

51%Acceptance
Average

Berklee College of Music

51%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

38%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Application Fee

$150

Application Website

https://apply.berklee.edu/

Students

7,389Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

94%

Part-Time

6%
Male

61%

In-state

83%

Female

39%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

19%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
22% Computer Software and Media Applications, Other22% Music Performance, General14% Music, Other42% Others

22% Computer Software and Media Applications, Other

22% Music Performance, General

14% Music, Other

42% Others

Computer Software and Media Applications, Other

22%

376 Graduates

Music Performance, General

22%

365 Graduates

Music, Other

14%

238 Graduates

Music Management

11%

195 Graduates

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other

11%

187 Graduates

Music Theory and Composition

8%

141 Graduates

Musical Theatre

4%

70 Graduates

Music Therapy/Therapist

3%

52 Graduates

Dance, General

2%

35 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

57,212

Academic Spend per Student

$18,960

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$21,300/Year

Berklee College of Music

$21,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$21,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$30,300

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

44%