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Berklee College of Music Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Boston, MA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$69,300
Tuition and Fees
$47,230
Room and Board
$18,830
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,240
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002126
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
718 (58.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
575 (80.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
545 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
54 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$23,876
Need-Based Gift
Received by 261 (47.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,319
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 428 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,655
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 328 (60.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
292 (23.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,046

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,351 (48.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,977 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,913 (96.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
184 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$24,330
Need-Based Gift
Received by 909 (47.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,229
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,558 (81.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,801
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,340 (70.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,333 (27.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,521

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
21%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$43,826
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Education, Engineering/Technologies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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