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 Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA

1140 Boylston St, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

General information:(617)747-2222
Website:
Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:4,307( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:12 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Schools of art, music, and design
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $30,150 $32,520 $34,680 -6%
Out-of-state $30,150 $32,520 $34,680 -6%
Books and supplies $470 $470 $474 -1%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $15,080 $15,830 $16,460 -4%
Other $3,319 $3,319 $3,387 -2%
Off Campus
Room and board $11,314 $15,830 $16,460 -4%
Other $3,319 $3,319 $3,387 -2%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,319 $3,319 $3,387 -2%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $49,019 $52,139 $55,001 -5%
Off Campus $45,253 $52,139 $55,001 -5%
Off Campus with Family $33,939 $36,309 $38,541 -5%
Out-of-state
On Campus $49,019 $52,139 $55,001 -5%
Off Campus $45,253 $52,139 $55,001 -5%
Off Campus with Family $33,939 $36,309 $38,541 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $33,460
In-state fees $1,220
Out-of-state tuition $33,460
Out-of-state fees $1,220
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 675 76% --
Grant or scholarship aid 561 63% $7,391,054 $13,175
Federal grants 162 18% $856,737 $5,289
Pell grants 161 18% $664,024 $4,124
Other federal grants 123 14% $192,713 $1,567
State/local government grant or scholarships 36 4% $34,563 $960
Institutional grants or scholarships 552 62% $6,499,754 $11,775
Student loan aid 400 45% $4,818,249 $12,046
Federal student loans 397 45% $2,571,078 $6,476
Other student loans 86 10% $2,247,171 $26,130
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,642 62% $31,811,152 $12,041
Pell grants 820 19% $3,496,139 $4,264
Federal student loans 1,888 44% $13,864,809 $7,344

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 4,307
Undergraduate enrollment 4,307
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 180
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$150

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,956 3,618 1,338
Percent admitted 28% 24% 40%
Percent admitted who enrolled 24% 17% 22%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT . .%
ACT . .%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading . .
SAT Math . .
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite . .
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 83 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

No varsity sports data reported for this institution.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education09/01/1973 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

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2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations11 0
Liquor law violations010
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 000
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 100
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 900
Burglary 2281
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 001
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 100
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 300
Burglary 1000
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 001
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate11.2%
Number in default82
Number in repayment730

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00212600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years Bachelor's degree
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Recording Arts Technology/Technician733
Category total7132
Education Colleges
Music Teacher Education-14
Category total-14
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Music Therapy/Therapist-0
Category total-20
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Jazz/Jazz Studies60
Music Management29
Music Performance, General2533
Music Theory and Composition2320
Music, General386
Category total94623
Grand total101101