Universidad San Francisco de Quito College of Music—Ecuador
The College of Music at Universidad San Francisco de Quito (CoM) is the leading higher education music program in Ecuador. For 18 years, CoM has been responsible for training, strengthening, and supporting musicians in the country. Every semester CoM offers clinics and workshops with top rated international musicians and producers.
The CoM offers four-year bachelor's degrees in music with three majors. Aside from an extended scholarship program, and one of the most highly qualified faculties in Latin America, CoM has state-of-the-art technology in all of its recording studios, rehearsal rooms, and music production and composition facilities. As a member of the Berklee Global Partners, students at CoM can benefit from the transfer agreement program with Berklee. Also, CoM has a study abroad program with Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.
Colegio de Música—Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Vía Interoceánica y Jardines del Este.
Tel: +593 2 2971761 | +593 2 2971769
Patricia Monge, Academic Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cristina Zambrano, Administrative Assistant: email@example.com
CoM students who wish to transfer to Berklee are required to go through Berklee's official undergraduate admissions process. Students accepted to Berklee will receive transfer credit for courses taken at CoM-USFQ in accordance with an agreement between the two schools.
Generally, students must receive a grade of B (3.00/4.00) or higher on core music and performance courses, and a grade of C (2.00/4.00) or higher on all liberal arts or general elective courses. As part of the admissions process, transfer students will be asked to submit an official transcript showing all courses specified as completed with a satisfactory grade before transfer credit will be granted.
See more information about the Berklee core music courses.
Liberal Arts and General Electives
Students transferring to the Bachelor of Music degree program at Berklee College of Music must earn a minimum of 39 credits in liberal arts and may utilize six additional liberal arts credits (two courses) as general elective credit. Students in the professional diploma program at Berklee may utilize up to 12 liberal arts credits (four courses) as general elective credit.
See more information about liberal arts courses at Berklee.
- Ensembles: CoM transfer students may receive up to six transfer credits for ensembles.
- Principal Instrument: Principal instrument courses (private lessons) taken at CoM will not transfer directly. Students must participate in and pass a minimum of four semesters of principal instrument instruction at Berklee. All transferring students are required to take a Berklee instrumental/vocal proficiency placement examination upon arrival and may receive advanced placement in principal instrument courses. Any credit resulting from advanced placement in the principal instrument will be awarded when all other requirements for graduation have been completed.
Potential transfer credits in ensembles: six credits