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Berklee College of Music

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate52%
Acceptance Rate52%

About Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music is the world’s preeminent college for the study of music, where students experience all aspects of the music industry through an interdisciplinary curriculum. Founded in 1945, Berklee is a private, nonprofit school in Boston, Massachusetts, which enrolls around 6,631 students a year, including 6,004 undergraduate students. Learn more about how our undergraduate programs can help you achieve your professional goals, and discover why Berklee is consistently ranked as one of the best music colleges in the world.

Berklee College of Music is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Berklee College of Music was founded in 1945. The college enrolls around 6,631 students per year, including 6,004 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Berklee College of Music

It is moderately difficult to get into Berklee College of Music. In 2022, Berklee College of Music accepted 52% of applicants. In 2022, 7,860 students applied to Berklee College of Music and 4,056 were admitted.

Berklee College of Music Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 52%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Test Optional May require tests

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Berklee College of Music is locatedin the city of Boston, Massachusetts,.

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College Info

1140 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02215

Campus Setting: Urban

Berklee College of Music Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jan 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Berklee College of Music is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Berklee College of Music is Jan 15.

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Wondering what life at Berklee College of Music is like? There are approximately 6,631 students enrolled at Berklee College of Music, including 6,004 undergraduate students and 627 graduate students. 70% percent of students attend school full-time, 11% percent are from MA and 89% percent of students are from other states.


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