2017–2018 Tuition and Fees

2017–2018 Academic Year

Please see below for tuition and fees for Boston Conservatory at Berklee for 2017-2018. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.

Key Payment Due Dates

  • Summer Session I 2017 (M.F.A.): May 15, 2017
  • Summer Session II 2017 (Music Education): June 26, 2017
  • Fall Semester 2017: August 1, 2017
  • Spring Semester 2018: January 8, 2018

Accounts not paid in full or funded by other approved source by the payment due date are subject to a $205 late payment fee.

If you have questions about your statement, or if you would like more information about a transaction on your bill, please contact the Bursar.

Tuition and Fees Schedule

tUITION
Fall 2017
B.F.A. $21,195
M.M./M.F.A. $21,195
Graduate Performance Diploma $12,837.50
Artist Diploma in Performance $12,837.50
Professional Studies Certificate $12,837.50
Undergraduate Remedial, ESL, and Audit Courses (h) $852.50
Graduate Remedial, ESL, and Audit Courses (h) $1,137.50
Spring 2018
B.F.A. $21,195
M.M./M.F.A. $21,195
Graduate Performance Diploma $12,837.50
Artist Diploma in Performance $12,837.50
Professional Studies Certificate $12,837.50
Undergraduate Remedial, ESL, and Audit Courses (h) $852.50
Graduate Remedial, ESL, and Audit Courses (h) $1,137.50
 
(a) If a student enrolls part-time, these courses are billable at a special rate of $1,990 per credit.
(b) These courses are billable over and above full-time tuition. All composition majors, as well as M.M., Choral Conducting, and M.M., Orchestral Conducting, may take applied concentrates twice at no charge. M.M., Collaborative Piano, may take applied concentrates four times at no charge.
(c) Students repeat MU 638 Vocal Coaching one time. Additional repeats of MU 638 are billable at a special rate of $1,990 per credit.
(d) These courses are offered in both a half-hour and full-hour format. The half-hour format is included in full-time tuition. The full-hour format is billable at a special rate of $1,990 per course, per semester.
(e) Music education program bills per credit, regardless of enrollment status. 
(f) Fee is assessed in addition to tuition for practicum courses. If out of state practicum is permitted, there will be an additional fee.
(g) Students who matriculated in 2015 or earlier, prior to changes to curricular changes.
(h) No charge if taken within full-time credit limit. Billable over and above credit limit.

 

Mandatory Fees

fee type full time part time
Mandatory Comprehensive Fee    
Fall and Spring $2,345 Prorated based on credit load
Summer, Less than 5 Credits $345  
Summer, 5 Credits or More $705  
Medical Insurance, Undergraduate $2,266  
Student Health Fee (per semester) $25  

 

 

 

Housing and Meal Plan Fees

(Upperclassmen housing is subject to availability.)
fee type ANNUAL        PER SEMESTER
Housing Reservation Deposit (2) $500  
  Annual Per Semester
Room $11,820 $5,910
Single-Room Surcharge $1,520 $760
Meal Plans for Resident Students Annual Per Semester
265 meals per semester mandatory
(For residential freshmen, includes 10 guest passes)
$6,360 $3,180
Meal Plans for Off-Campus Students Annual Per Semester
210 meals per semester $4,780 $2,390
150 meals per semester $3,470 $1,735
75 meals per semester $1,760 $880
25 meals per semester $590 $295
(2) Required for new and returning residential students. The non-refundable deposit is applied against balance.
 

 

Other Fees

Miscellaneous fees FEE AMOUNT
Per-credit undergraduate (charged for part-time study and for registered credits beyond maximum limit of program) $1,705
Per-credit graduate (excluding M.M. in music education, Graduate Certificate in music education and autism and 

M.F.A. in musical theater summer term)

$2,275
Per-credit graduate for M.M. in music education, Graduate Certificate in music education and autism and M.F.A. in musical theater summer term $1,705
Applied Lesson/Applied Concentrates $1,990
Enrollment Deposit $510
Late Payment Fee $205
Returned Check Charge $30
Instrument Breakage Deposit $205
Late Registration Fee $100
Official Transcript Fee (3) $5
Replacement ID $20
Application Fee $110

(3) plus applicable shipping charges