International Applicants


All master’s degree program participants on the Valencia campus need a visa unless you are a citizen or legal resident of the European Union, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland, or Switzerland.  Learn about obtaining a student visa to study at the Valencia campus.

Likewise, all master's degree program participants on the Boston campus need a visa unless you are a citizen or legal resident of the United States. Learn about obtaining a student visa to study at the Boston campus.

English Exam

Applicants for whom English is a second language must submit the results of one of the following standardized tests. If you completed your undergraduate studies at an English-speaking university this requirement may be waived. Download a PDF with specific English requirements.

To send exam scores, you may be asked for a code that represents Berklee College of Music. The institution code for Berklee is 3107.

Transcripts for International Students

For applicants who attended university outside the U.S. or Canada:

  • Transcripts from institutions outside the U.S. or Canada must be submitted via a credential evaluation service, such as SpanTran or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE). Please request a course-by-course evaluation and ask to send the report to Berklee College of Music. Our mailing address can be found here.
  • If you have not yet finished your degree, you must submit a credential evaluation report of all your courses/marks received so far. If you are admitted, you will be required to submit proof of graduation from college/university before attending Berklee.

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