Overview

Applicants
5,538
Acceptance Rate
19%

Test Scores


Deadlines


Early Action
November 1

Regular
January 15

Other Admission Factors

Non-Academic

Interview
Talent / Ability

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12.7:1
Total Faculty
569
with Terminal Degree
72

411
Men
158
Women

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Education

  • Music Teacher Education

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Music Therapy/Therapist

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Music Management and Merchandising
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other


Degrees

Bachelor's
Diploma
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
On Campus Interviews

Prominent Alumni


Gary Burton
Vibraphonist

Juan Luis Guerra
Singer, Songwriter, and Self-Producer

Quincy Jones
Producer, Arranger, and Composer

Diana Krall
Singer and Pianist

Aimee Mann
Singer/Songwriter and Guitarist

Branford Marsalis
Saxophonist

John Mayer
Singer/Songwriter and Guitarist

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Internships
On Campus Interviews

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,979

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,530

Average Need-Based Loan
$5,406

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,969

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
$3,032
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$474

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$967

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 


Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
4,447
Out of State
84%

International
41%
Foreign Countries Represented
70

Demographics

4.30%
Asian
8.57%
African-American
12.58%
Hispanic
59.65%
Caucasian
10.08%
Unknown
41.35%
International

30% female
70% male
84% are out of state
91% are full time
9% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
17%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
56%

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
47
Number of Honor Societies
2

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
4

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services


Sustainability


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
16

Average Number of PC's per Lab
200

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Office of Admissions

Address
1140 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02215

Phone
800-BERKLEE


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Activities Center
Berklee Performance Center
Practice Rooms
Stan Getz Media Center


Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
12pm on Mon, Wed, Fri

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Public transporation is available.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Go to: http://www.berklee.edu/visiting/directions.html

Local Accommodations
Go to: http://www.berklee.edu/visiting/hotellist.lasso