Berklee College of Music

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The Berklee College of Music is a prestigious private music institution located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the world's biggest contemporary music college that is privately owned and operated. In addition to its reputation for being a leader in the study of jazz and current American music, this institution also provides college-level instruction in a diverse array of modern and historical musical forms, such as rock, hip hop, reggae, salsa, heavy metal, and bluegrass. Alumni of Berklee College of Music have taken home a total of 310 Grammy Awards, making it the college with the most Grammy victories overall, as well as 108 Latin Grammy Awards. In addition, the school's former students have won a combined total of 34 Emmy Awards, 8 Academy Awards, 7 Tony Awards, and 3 Saturn Awards.

Since the year 2012, Berklee College of Music has also been running a campus in Valencia, which is located in Spain. The decision to combine the Berklee College of Music with the Boston Conservatory was made in December of 2015. Berklee is the name of the united school, and the conservatory is now known as The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

The New England Commission of Higher Education has granted Berklee College of Music with its accreditation (NECHE). It gives students the opportunity to earn music-related certificates, bachelor's and master's degrees, and even doctorates.

The dual bachelor's/degree master's programme between Berklee College of Music and Harvard University was announced in July of 2016. Students who successfully complete the coursework will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Harvard College as well as either a Master of Music (M.M.) or a Master of Arts (M.A.) from Berklee College of Music.