Facts

Berklee's Office of Institutional Research and Assessment manages the college's data-reporting needs, which include governmental requirements and accreditation. From this page, you can access the concrete data that is used to report Berklee's official numbers and statistics.  

Note: a login is required for all reports except the Factbook and Common Data Set (CDS).

Factbook2017-18 Factbook Cover

The college factbook is created yearly by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and highlights key Berklee statistics. Find out information on Berklee's students, faculty, and staff, as well as program costs and financial aid, in the 2017–2018 interactive factbook.

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The Common Data Set (CDS) initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community to develop a set of standards and definitions of data items. Berklee completes the CDS annually and is a good source for institutional data. View the 2017-18 Common Data Set.

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The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) is a data collection program of the National Center for Education Statistics, a part of the U.S. Department of Education. All postsecondary institutions that participate in any federal financial assistance program are required to report IPEDS data. Data is collected from many areas across the college and is reported annually through the IPEDS process.

Admissions and Enrollment

Every semester, the Office of the Registrar compiles enrollment information for the college as a whole. Additional graduate enrollment student information can be found in an annual admissions report, compiled by the associate dean of enrollment and career development. 

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Each term, the entering cohort of Berklee students is assessed based on their overall ensemble audition ratings and their placement into various levels of core courses. The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment creates an annual report comparing the current entering class to previous years'.

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The peer comparison reports compare Berklee to a select group of arts-focused colleges and universities. Each report focuses on admissions, enrollment, retention, graduation, faculty, endowment, and student financial aid. Data for the reports are obtained from the IPEDS surveys.

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The program review process is a cyclical assessment of academic programs intended to ensure that course outcomes align with program objectives.

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The Office of Public Safety compiles and publishes annual reports on safety and crime statistics as mandated by federal regulations.