Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music Ranking

country rank: 192
world rank: 501

University Overview

Berklee College of Music ranking, established in 1945, is a non-profit private specialist higher-education university based in the urban environment of Boston, Massachusetts (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Berklee College of Music (BCM) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission of Higher Education. Berklee College of Music (BCM) provides classes and services leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. licenses, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 75-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. BCM also offers a library, accommodation, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, educational classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Berklee College of Music Ranking

University Identity

Name Berklee College of Music
Acronym BCM
Founded 1945
Motto Esse Quam Videri To be, rather than to seem
Colours Red and gray

University Location

Address 1140 Boylston Street Boston 02215 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (617) 266 1400
Fax +1 (617) 247 6878

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 1140 Boylston Street Boston 02215 (617) 747 2222 800 237 5533

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Berklee College of Music's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 44,060 physical volumes, 74,308 physical media, 426,756 digital/electronic medium and 160 licensed digital/electronic databases. Berklee College of Music's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes Berklee College of Music provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,409 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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