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Forbes Names Berklee, Julliard, NYU Top Colleges For Alumni Success in Entertainment


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NYU, Julliard, and Berklee were the top three on a new Forbes list of the top 15 schools in the U.S. that produce alumni who have achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the entertainment industry.

Alongside Harvard, Yale, Brown, UCLA, Forbes cited Berklee for the “sheer number of Grammy winners who have attended the music school” including Charlie Puth B.M. '13, Annie Clark '03 of St. Vincent, and John Mayer '98.

15. Syracuse University

14. Wesleyan University 

13. Carnegie Mellon University

12. Dartmouth College 

11. Brown University 

10. Northwestern University

9. Columbia University

8. University of Southern California

7. University of California, Los Angeles 

6. Harvard University 

5. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 

4. Yale University 

3. Berklee College of Music 

2. The Juilliard School 

1. New York University

To date, 125 Berklee alumni have received 295 Grammy Awards.  For a complete list of Berklee alumni Grammy, Emmy, and Oscar winners, visit the awards and achievements page.

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