Applications for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 will open in September 1, 2023. Applications are no longer open for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. The application deadline for Fall 2024 is March 15, 2024. The application deadline for Spring 2025 is July. The program is limited to 5 students per term.

Cost Details

Berklee Valencia Costs
Costs Details

($1,700 per credit)

Tuition (Full Time 12 to 16 credits)

$720 Comprehensive Fee
$615 Berklee Study Abroad Program Fee includes student services, cultural activities, and Spanish health insurance.

Berklee Valencia Residence Housing Single Room (cost does not include meals - see below)

$3,970 Berklee Valencia Residence Housing Double Room (cost does not include meals - see below)


Health Insurance (estimated) Annual Fee

If your current health insurance plan meets State of MA mandated coverage requirements, you can deduct the cost of the Emerson health insurance plan from your bill. In order to waive this fee, you’ll need to fill out a Student Health Insurance Plan Online Waiver FormFull Year Undergraduate (8/1/23 to 7/31/24)

$35,282 Estimated undergraduate charges for an Emerson student living in a double room [not including health insurance]


Study abroad students are required to stay in housing arranged by Berklee.

Living together as a cohort of students provides a safe and comfortable environment while abroad. If you would like to request specific housing accommodations due to a disability, please contact the office of Accessibility Resources: accessibilityresources [at] (accessibilityresources[at]berklee[dot]edu).

Livensa Living (formerly known as Collegiate Marina Real) is a luxury residence that offers incredible amenities and an unbeatable location by Valencia’s marina—just a few steps from the beach. Each room has a private bathroom, kitchen facilities, and a mini fridge.

To learn more about Livensa Living you can visit their website, view their photo gallery and virtual tour, and watch their promotional video.

Housing costs vary by room type. See Tuition, Fees, and Funding for more information.


Meals are not included with housing. Students are responsible for their own food costs. Many students buy food at local supermarkets and cook at home. There are also many great cafes and restaurants close to the residence and near the Berklee campus.

Additional Costs

Additional Costs for the Berklee Valencia Program
Cost Detail
€250 Livensa Security Deposit
Please note that, due to a recent update in the terms and conditions of Livensa Living Marina Real, students are required to submit a €250 security deposit to Livensa Living directly, prior to their arrival in Valencia. Information on how to submit this security deposit will be provided by the residence management team directly to students once rooming assignments have been notified to you. This security deposit should be refunded in full to students during the checkout process of the designated room at the end of their stay at the residence hall, with the exception of instances where the student is found to be responsible for damages to the room, related objects, or any of the common spaces of the residence hall. The costs of these damages will be deducted from the security deposit as needed.
$0-$210 Passport
Fee varies depending on the type of service requested and passport country
$0 - $160 Student Visa Fee
Fee varies depending on country of citizenship.
$800-$1200 Round-Trip Airfare to Valencia
Estimated airfare to and from Boston
$237 Books (per semester, estimated cost)
$700-$1,400 Meals (per semester)
The lower cost range is if you mostly buy food at the supermarket and cook at the residence. The higher range is if you mostly eat out at restaurants and cafes. Many students do both and spend somewhere in the middle of the range.
$300 Local Transportation (per semester)
Cost is estimated based on public bike rental, bus, and metro.
$500 Personal Expenses (per semester)
Personal items, shopping, entertainment, etc.