The Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Quick Facts

Conservatory of performing arts


Boston, MA


Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

Popular Majors

Music, Musical Theatre, Dance

Total Students

Undergrad Students



Undergrad Tuition

Room and Board




 Average Net Price *



Distance from Boston

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* Average Net Price is is the actual average cost to students for attending the college.  This is calculated by adding the cost of attendance (tuition, fees and room and board where applicable) and subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship.

The  Boston Conservatory located in Boston, is a performing arts conservatory and grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, dance and musical theater. It awards the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees as well as graduate performance diplomas and artist diplomas.

Twenty-five separate curricula are offered within several departments: piano, strings, voice and opera, woodwinds, brass, harp & guitar, percussion/marimba and composition. The school’s multi-disciplinary approach provides students with a a broad exposure, combining rigorous practical training with class time, practice, ensemble rehearsals and performances.

The Theater Division has a strong focus on musical theatre.  Students are trained in all aspects of theatre productions that includes stage skills such as speech, dance, movement and voice development but also includes technical skills such as directing and stagecraft. The primary focus of the school is to prepare students for a professional life in the theater and this includes special training in real-life artist skills, such as auditions, readings and interviewing skills.

The school offers many opportunities to perform in front of an audience including musicals and plays. As a matter of fact, the school sponsors more than 200 public performances of students faculties and guest artists. The performance schedule reaches its climax with a a senior showcase in New York City, and springtime concerts with the Boston Pops.

The school is part of Berklee College of Music and is located in the heart of the Back Bay with all the cultural and entertainment options at its fingertips.