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OverviewBerklee College of Music is the world’s premier learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow. Our curriculum covers every aspect of the global music industry, from performance and producing to film scoring and music therapy. At Berklee, you’ll find innovation and creativity around every Show More > corner as you pursue your passion. Your future is in your hands, and at Berklee you’ll prepare for your career while surrounding yourself by talented musicians who are ready to make their mark, just like you.
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Majors & Degrees
Degree Type Legend
|Major||Concentration||Degree Type |
Degree Type Legend
|Music||Music - 1|
|Music||Music Composition||Music - Music Composition|
|Music||Contemporary Writing & Production||Music - Contemporary Writing & Production|
|Music||Electronic Production & Design||Music - Electronic Production & Design|
|Music||Jazz Composition||Music - Jazz Composition|
|Music||Music Education||Music - Music Education|
|Music||Music Production & Engineering||Music - Music Production & Engineering|
|Music||Music Business||Music - Music Business|
|Music||Music Therapy||Music - Music Therapy|
|Music||Film Scoring||Music - Film Scoring|
|Music||Performance||Music - Performance|
|Music||Acoustics & Electronics||Music - Acoustics & Electronics|
|Music||American Roots Music||Music - American Roots Music|
|Music||Professional Music||Music - Professional Music|
|Music||Creative Entrepreneurship||Music - Creative Entrepreneurship|
|Music||Music History||Music - Music History|
|Music||Instrument Repair||Music - Instrument Repair|
|Music||American Music Studies||Music - American Music Studies|
|Music||Music & Society||Music - Music & Society|
|Music||Electronic Music||Music - Electronic Music|
|Music||Mediterranean Music||Music - Mediterranean Music|
|Musical Theatre||Musical Theatre - 1|
|Music||Music Technology||Music - Music Technology|
|Music||Conducting||Music - Conducting|
|Dance||Dance - 1|
|Music||Latin Music||Music - Latin Music|
|Music||Private Studio Teaching||Music - Private Studio Teaching|
|Music||Stage Management||Music - Stage Management|
|Music||Music - 1|
Avg GPA (high school)
|Fall Semester (Early Action Application)||Nov 1st|
|Fall Semester (Regular Action Application)||Jan 15th|
|Spring Semester||Jul 1st|
|Summer Semester||Dec 1st|
Tuition & Fees
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid
Avg. Loan Amt.
Avg. Grant Amt.
Avg. Scholarship Amt.
Students & Faculty
|White or Caucasian||43%|
|Black or African American||7%|
|Hispanic or Latino||10%|
|Two or More Races||4%|
The Ensemble Department offers the largest selection of ensemble opportunities of any college in the world. The list below represents just a few of the more than 350 ensembles in rehearsal throughout the year at Berklee.
- -String Metal Ensemble
- -Contemporary Orchestra
- -Concert Jazz Orchestra
- -Blues-Rock Ensemble
- -The Latin Pop and Rock Ensemble
Berklee student organizations act as an extension of Campus Life through their mission and values. They offer students a way to be leaders on campus while getting compensated through the student employee program. Below are a few examples of what Berklee has to offer.
- -Berklee Groove (Online newspaper)
- -Student Government Association
- -The BIRN (Radio Station)
- -Music Business Journal
Over 80 Berklee student clubs enrich the student experience, create a diverse community, encourage involvement, and provide opportunities for students to build valuable skills. Open to all Berklee students, these clubs organize programs, events, and meetings across campus throughout the academic year. Some of our Clubs are listed here, but we encourage you to explore all of them on our website.
- -Audio Post-Production Club
- -Berklee Environmental Club
- -Women In Action
- -Billboard Hot 100 Club
- -Commercial & Hip-hop Dance Club
- Visit Berklee.EDU for more.