Graduate Program Overview

Berklee College of Music is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $47,047. It offers sixteen (16) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameBerklee College of Music
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1140 Boylston St, Boston, MA
Graduate School Students627 students
298 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$47,047
Student to Faculty10:1 (10.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 16 Graduate Programs
12 Master's, 4 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Berklee College of Music with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $47,047 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,369.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,369
Books & Supplies$474
Room & Board$18,826 (On-Campus) / $14,526 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,170 (On-Campus) / $2,170 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$68,517
Off-Campus Total$64,217
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$45,405$43,279$44,408$44,408$47,047

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Berklee College of Music offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 16 major areas - 12 Master's , 3 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Visual and Performing Arts
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,631 students enrolled in Berklee College of Music including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 627 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 349 male and 278 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 571 full-time and 56 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 298 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 200 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students349
Women Students278
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students571
Part-time Students56
By race/ethnicity 257 White, 40 Black, and 18 Asian students are attending at Berklee College of Music. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races23
11 students are younger than 22 and 95 students are older than 65. The school has 525 students aged between 22 and 30 and 135 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under11
40 & Over95
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Berklee College of Music, 298 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 200 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment766
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses298
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses200
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses268
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses298
Massachusetts Resident26
Other State In U.S.240
Outside of U.S.32

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