Deadlines

While the application deadlines for all of Berklee's graduate programs have passed, the below programs are still accepting applications:

  • For programs based on our Valencia, Spain, campus, the extended application deadline is March 31, 2017. Decisions for late applications will be issued by May 31, 2017.
  • For the low-residency Master of Arts in music therapy program, applications are still being accepted and decisions issued on a rolling basis. If you are interested in this program, please submit your application as soon as possible.

The application for the Master of Music in contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program has closed. Decisions for completed applications will be issued on or before March 31, 2017. If you are interested in this program, please sign up to join our email list so we can notify you when the application for the next academic year has opened.


Below are the application deadlines for all of Berklee's graduate programs. Entering classes, whether based in Boston or Valencia, begin in September of each year.

Early Action*

  • Application deadline: November 1
  • Admissions decisions issued by December 15

Regular Action

  • Application deadline: February 1
  • Admissions decisions issued by March 31

*Early action decisions are not offered for the contemporary performance (global jazz concentration) program. Applicants to the global jazz program hoping to audition in Panama must submit their application along with the application fee and screening materials no later than December 1.