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Berklee attracts the most creative young musicians in the world who know that no other music college or institution offers such a rich diversity of people, music, and programs. They come here to discover their true music calling, pushing themselves past their own expectations and into the forefront of every aspect of the global music community.
We continue to offer practical career preparation for working musicians with a variety of programs, online and around the globe, for those who are ready to realize their full potential. We look forward to meeting you and hearing what you will bring to our community.
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Undergraduate Programs: Learning on a World Stage
Our educational facilities are designed to meet the needs of around 4,300 students and to maintain an average class size of 11 students. At our Boston campus, you get the advantages of a small college as well as experience with faculty who are some of the world's most renowned musicians. More students than ever are applying, and enrolled students are continuing on to graduation at record rates. We invite you to become part of the largest community of musicians in the world.
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Master's Degrees: A Year in Valencia, Spain
Berklee’s Valencia campus offers the college’s first slate of advanced graduate programs. These master’s degrees are designed for highly qualified students who have an undergraduate degree. In only one year, you will master a specific area of study to take their music career to the next level—on a global stage.
Berklee Online: Learning from Wherever You Are
Berklee Online is the online extension school of Berklee College of Music, delivering access to Berklee’s acclaimed curriculum from anywhere in the world. Berklee Online’s award-winning online courses, multi-course certificate programs, and Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees are accredited and taught by the college’s world-renowned faculty, providing lifelong learning opportunities to people interested in music and working in the music industry. For more information, visit online.berklee.edu.
Twelve-Week Program: Summer Music Immersion
Join other serious music students from around the world for a summer semester in Boston. In just 12 weeks, you will complete the first semester of Berklee's regular college-level core curriculum. Students currently attending a university program may earn transferable credit through completion of the Twelve-Week Full-Credit Summer Program.
Summer Programs: A Stepping-Stone to Berklee
Berklee holds a wide range of summer programs, from sessions lasting 1-2 days, to longer programs like the Five-Week Summer Performance Program and the Twelve-Week Full-Credit Summer Program. These programs provide great introductions to the Berklee campus, from classrooms and studios to the residence halls. Many people use these programs as a stepping-stone to entering Berklee full-time.