For students interested in simultaneously pursuing rigorous musical and academic courses of study, NEC has partnerships with two of the premier universities in the United States to offer five-year, dual-degree programs.
It is possible to be considered for both the NEC/Tufts and NEC/Harvard dual degree programs while only submitting one application to NEC. Please indicate this interest in the NEC online application and also be sure to follow the separate Harvard and Tufts application procedures.
NEC/Tufts Dual Degree
The NEC/Tufts Program allows highly-motivated students to pursue both a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Music degree from NEC over five years of study.
Please explore the details of the NEC/Tufts application process.
NEC/Harvard Dual Degree
The NEC/Harvard Program allows the most advanced young musicians and scholars in the world to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Master of Music degree from NEC over five years of study.
Please explore the details of the NEC/Harvard application process.