At Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory, students explore interdisciplinary approaches to music, dance, theater, film, business, healthcare, education, technology, and more. 

Berklee is the preeminent institute of contemporary music and the performing arts, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs at its campuses in Boston, Massachusetts and Valencia, Spain, and through its award-winning distance learning program, Berklee Online. Dedicated to nurturing the creative and career potential of the world’s most inspired artists, Berklee’s commitment to arts education is reflected in the work of its students, faculty, and alumni—hundreds of whom have been recognized with Grammy, Tony, Oscar, and Emmy awards.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private; Specialist Institution

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 42%
  • Average ACT: N/A (Optional supplemental material)
  • Average SAT: N/A (Optional supplemental material)
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Dance, Drama/Theatre Arts, Liberal Arts, Music
  • Full list of majors available: https://www.berklee.edu/majors

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $73,000

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: N/A
  • Varsity sports: N/A

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