Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Berklee College of Music student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Berklee College of Music 2021 diversity report are below.

Berklee College of Music Student Population

How Many Students Attend Berklee College of Music?

Berklee College of Music total enrollment is approximately 6,999 students.

5,041 are undergraduates and 476 are graduate students.

Berklee College of Music Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Berklee College of Music undergraduate population is made up of 43% women, and 57% men.

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Berklee College of Music Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,055
International 1,567
Hispanic 482
Black or African American 302
Asian 259
Multi-Ethnic 231
Unknown 136
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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Berklee College of Music Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 51% of full-time grad students are women, and 49% men.

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Berklee College of Music Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 215
White 146
Hispanic 30
Black or African American 23
Multi-Ethnic 22
Unknown 19
Asian 17
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Berklee College of Music achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #61 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  61 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  98.29 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Berklee College of Music Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Berklee College of Music is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Berklee College of Music is ranked 927 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  927 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  75.56 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Berklee College of Music Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,937
International 1,990
Hispanic 691
Black or African American 453
Asian 337
Multi-Ethnic 321
Unknown 248
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Berklee College of Music Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,225
Black or African American 146
Asian 74
Multi-Ethnic 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Berklee College of Music ranks 1,743 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1743 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  54.02 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 2,942 female students and 4,057 male students at Berklee College of Music.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Berklee College of Music is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  82.84 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 712 female teachers and 1,007 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 1% in Geographic Diversity
88.89% Out of State
28.06% Out of the Country

Berklee College of Music ranks 6 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

88.89% of Berklee College of Music students come from out of state, and 28.06% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  99 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 161
Massachusetts 102
New York 89
Texas 61
New Jersey 51

International Students at Berklee College of Music

Students from 107 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and Canada.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
56.37% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  75.31 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Berklee College of Music, 56.37% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 2,004
18-19 1,808
22-24 1,381
25-29 801
35 and over 405
30-34 216
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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