Berklee (inclusive of Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Berklee Online, BerkleeNYC, and Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain) is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education* (NECHE) and authorized by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission and authorization by the state of Massachusetts should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact: 

New England Association of Schools and Colleges 
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514 
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02109

*As of August 1, 2018, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is listed on the Department of Education's list of recognized accrediting agencies as the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Our most recent official confirmations of accreditation are as follows:

Berklee submitted additional reports to NEASC as follows: 





Additional Accreditation and Approvals


Berklee's music therapy programs are approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), which is affiliated with the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Annual NASM Accreditation Data Survey