Stats on the Class of 2012

By
Berklee Office of Communications
May 10, 2012
Berklee's Class of 2012 features 895 students from 58 countries.
The most popular majors for this year's graduating class are professional music, music business/management, and performance.
Photo by Phil Farnsworth
Photo by Phil Farnsworth

Berklee's 895 graduates hail from all over the world. Here's a snapshot of the class of 2012 by the numbers.

Class of 2012 Stats

How many graduates? 895

How many women graduates? 280 (31%)

How many men graduates? 615 (69%)

How many countries are represented? 58 (including Taiwan)

What's the percentage of graduates from outside of the United States? 34%

Which countries beyond the U.S. have the most graduates?

  • South Korea (71)
  • Japan (30)
  • Canada (20)

How many U.S. states are represented? 46 (plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico)

What U.S. state has the most graduates?

  • California (90)
  • Massachusetts (51)
  • New York (51)

States with only one graduate each: Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, West Virginia

What U.S. city has the most graduates?

  • Los Angeles (12)
  • Boston (11)
  • Miami (10)

How many graduates are from the diploma program? 102

How many graduates are from the degree program? 763

How many graduates are dual majors? 121

How many graduates are single majors? 774

What are the three most popular majors?

How old are the oldest and youngest graduates?

  • Oldest: 56 (born 1955)
  • Youngest: 19 (born 1992)

What are the three most popular years of birth?

  • 1990 (235)
  • 1989 (185)
  • 1988 (104)

What are the three most popular instruments?

  • Guitar (215)
  • Voice (205)
  • Piano (151)

What are the most common first names for men and women?

  • Men: Michael (13), Alexander (13), Christopher (10), Thomas (10)
  • Women: Emily (5), Jennifer (5), Jessica (5), Alexandra (4)