Accreditation

Berklee (inclusive of Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Berklee Online, Berklee NYC, and Berklee Valencia) 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 
781-425-7785
 
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02109
617-994-6950
 

*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).

 

Recent Accreditation Confirmations, Approvals, and Reports

Berklee's current accreditation status can be found on the NECHE website. Berklee’s next NECHE reaccreditation process will take place in 2023.