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Berklee College of Music Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Berklee College of Music Cost?

See current and projected tuition and fees for Berklee College of Music, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. In this Berklee College of Music cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does Berklee College of Music Charge for Tuition?

$46,800 In-State Tuition & Fees
$46,800 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

The average tuition and fees at Berklee College of Music for undergraduates was $46,800 a year in 2020-2021. Students from both in state and out of state paid the same price.

Tuition & Fees$45,468$1,332$46,800

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does Berklee College of Music cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Berklee College of Music Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $46,800 for out-of-state undergrads, Berklee College of Music is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country. Students do not receive any discounts for living in Massachusetts.

The chart below shows how Berklee College of Music compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

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Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Berklee College of Music Financial Aid.

Berklee College of Music Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

1.98% Tuition Increase
1.97% Fee Increase
$200,546 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for Berklee College of Music increased with an average annual rate of 1.98% over the past five years. Tuition grew by 1.98%, and fees grew by 1.97%. This school year, students can expect to pay $48,672 if the growth keeps up.

This means an estimated $98,307 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at Berklee College of Music, and $200,546 for four years.

These numbers don't include room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Berklee College of Music.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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