Tuition and Related Costs

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

2015-2016 Schedule

Tuition
Summer 2015
Degree program $16,684
Diploma program $14,364
12-Week full-credit program $14,364
Tuition prepayment for 12-Week Program * $100
Fall 2015
Degree program $19,470
Diploma program $16,783
Spring 2016
Degree program
$19,470
Diploma program $16,783
Comprehensive Fee
Charged per semester of attendance to all students for cost of non-curricular facilities, programs, and services.  
Full-time students $571
Part-time students (six credits or fewer) $285
Health Insurance
Charged once per academic year—may be waived
Summer 2015 (charged to students who did not attend fall 2014 or spring 2015) TBD

Fall 2015 (covers student for entire year)

TBD
Spring 2016 (charged to students who did not attend fall 2015) TBD
Residence Hall/Full Meal Plan
Housing prepayment * $500
Summer 2015 $7,457
Fall 2015 $8,773
Spring 2016 $8,773
Miscellaneous Fees
Per-credit fee (Charged for part-time study authorized by the Counseling and Advising Center and for registered credits beyond maximum limit of program: degree, 16 credits; diploma, 13 credits.) $1,378

Extra private instruction—one credit (See Registration Manual for limits to private instruction.)

$1,378
Extra private instruction—two credits (See Registration Manual for limits to private instruction.) $2,756
Late check-in fee (per semester) ** $250
Late payment fee (per semester) *** $250
Facilities-only fee per semester (non-enrolled) $315
Make-up examinations (midterm/final) $15/25
Entering Student Fees
Application (non-refundable) $150
Tuition deposit (May be refundable if the Office of Admissions is notified of non-attendance plans for the summer by April 1, for the fall by May 1, and for the spring by October 15. The tuition deposit is credited toward tuition charges in the first semester of attendance.) $1,000
Mandatory laptop computer (Charged in first semester of attendance. A 6.25% Massachusetts sales tax is applied.) TBD
Five-Week Summer Performance Program
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* Prepayments are deducted from remaining charges.

** A fee will be charged for late check-in with the registrar. See the schedule below (for each day, cutoff time is 11:59 p.m. EST).

Summer 2015: check-in is late after May 22, 2015.

Fall 2015: check-in is late after September 4, 2015.

Spring 2016: check-in is late after January 15, 2016.

*** A fee will be charged for late payment of tuition and fees. See the schedule below.

Summer 2014: payment is late if received after May 13, 2015.

Fall 2015: payment is late if received after August 1, 2015.

Spring 2016: payment is late if received after January 7, 2016.


Visit our Cost of Attendance page to learn about charges billed directly to you by Berklee as well as indirect costs that go along with attending the college.

Collection Policy (PDF)
Student Financial Acknowledgement Obligation Policy (PDF)