Tuition and Related Costs

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Important Due Dates

A late payment fee will be charged if the student's account is not at zero or showing a credit (negative) balance by the below dates:

  • Summer 2017: May 15, 2017
  • Fall 2017: August 1, 2017
  • Spring 2018: January 8, 2018

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

  • Summer 2017: May 26, 2017
  • Fall 2017: September 1, 2017

2017–2018 Schedule

TUITION
Summer 2017
Degree program $17,790
Diploma program $15,310
12-Week full-credit program $15,310
Tuition prepayment for 12-Week Program * $100
Fall 2017
Degree program $20,765
Diploma program $17,895
Spring 2018
Degree program
$20,765
Diploma program $17,895
COMPREHENSIVE FEE
Charged per semester of attendance to all students for cost of noncurricular facilities, programs, and services.  
Full-time students $610
Part-time students (six credits or fewer) $305
HEALTH INSURANCE
Charged once per academic year—may be waived with proof of comparable insurance coverage.
Summer 2017 (charged to students who did not attend fall 2016 or spring 2017) $757

Fall 2017 (covers students for entire year)

$2,241
Spring 2018 (charged to students who did not attend fall 2017) TBD*
RESIDENCE HALL/FULL MEAL PLAN
Housing prepayment ** $500
Summer 2017 $7,725
Fall 2017 $9,090
Spring 2018 $9,090
MISCELLANEOUS FEES
Per-credit fee (charged for part-time study and for registered credits beyond maximum limit of program: degree, 16 credits; diploma, 13 credits) $1,510

Extra private instruction—one credit (see registration manual for limits to private instruction)

$1,470
Extra private instruction—two credits (see registration manual for limits to private instruction) $2,935
Late check-in fee (per semester)  $260
Late payment fee (per semester)  $260
Facilities-only fee per semester (nonenrolled) $325
Make-up examinations (midterm/final) $15/25
Student health fee (per term) $25
ENTERING STUDENT FEES
Application (nonrefundable) $150
Tuition deposit (May be refundable if the Office of Admissions is notified of nonattendance plans for the summer by April 1, for the fall by May 1, or 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) $3,288.44 (tax included)
FIVE-WEEK SUMMER PERFORMANCE PROGRAM
Tuition and fees.

(Amount/date) to be determined.

** Prepayments are deducted from remaining charges.
 

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 Acknowledgment Obligation Policy (PDF)