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Berklee College of Music Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Undergrads in College Housing
29%
Average Housing Cost
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48%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.67 responses
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66%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.107 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
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What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 167 responses
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  • The Caf (just remodeled, it's MUCH better now)
    12%
  • Supreme's Pizza
    11%
  • Cafe 24: Fancy healthy salads and sandwiches
    10%
  • Boloco, B Good (Mass ave) and Thai place (Boyls.)
    10%
  • Teriyaki House
    9%
  • Boston Burger
    8%
  • Cafe 939: Sushi and noodle bowls
    8%
53%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.79 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
A+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 57 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    49%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    47%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
86%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.72 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 48 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    54%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    42%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    4%
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How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 54 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    39%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    52%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    2%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports

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How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 99 responses
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    12%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    88%
Men's Varsity Sports
Women's Varsity Sports

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper
Music
Choral Groups, Marching Band, Musical Theater, Opera, Symphony Orchestra
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What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 99 responses
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  • Live shows put on by other students
    22%
  • Jazz Festivals and Shows by other students
    21%
  • BPC concerts
    19%
  • Caf shows
    18%
  • Residence Life Events
    10%
  • Car show
    2%
  • Post-Secret Cabaret
    2%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 75 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    23%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    20%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    25%
  • Parties? What parties?
    29%
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What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 29 responses
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  • Halloween
    34%
  • There really isn't one
    31%
  • Grickies
    14%
  • Graduation
    7%
  • N/A
    3%
  • Orientation Week
    3%
  • The Gala
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
80%
of students say they don't have Greek life.88 responses