How much does Berklee College of Music cost?

Berklee College of Music Cost of Attendance
In-state $44,140
Out-of-state $44,140
On-Campus Room and Board $18,360
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,378
Average Annual Cost $43,799
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $43,518
$30,000-$48,000 $41,505
$48,000-$75,000 $48,020
$75,000-$110,000 $50,474
Over $110,000 $51,463

Berklee College of Music Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 70% $17,214
Federal Grants 14% $5,394
Pell grants 14% $4,459
Other federal grants 9% $1,396
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $1,320
Institutional grants or scholarships 51% $20,327
Student loan aid 40% $12,820
Federal student loans 39% $7,086
Other student loans 10% $30,713

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Berklee College of Music Admissions

What is Berklee College of Music's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 48%
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Berklee College of Music Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 6282
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
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About Berklee College of Music


1140 Boylston St
Boston, MA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Schools of art, music, and design
Setting Large City
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