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Berkshire Community College

Pittsfield, MA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Berkshire Community College

Berkshire Community College Overview

Berkshire Community College is a public, state school in a rural setting in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Berkshire Community College was founded in 1960 and presently has around 1,482 students a year, which includes 1,482 undergrads.

Student Activities at Berkshire Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? At Berkshire Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Berkshire Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Berkshire Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Berkshire Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Berkshire Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 100%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $624
Out-of-State $6,240
Percent of Need Met 100%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $9,548

Is Berkshire Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Berkshire Community College offers and if it seems like the right college for you.

Berkshire Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into Berkshire Community College. The acceptance rate at Berkshire Community College is 100%. Last year, 640 students applied to Berkshire Community College and 639 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Berkshire Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Berkshire Community College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Berkshire Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Berkshire Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Berkshire Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Berkshire Community College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $6,598 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Berkshire Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Berkshire Community College meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,548 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Berkshire Community College.

Based on this information, does Berkshire Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Berkshire Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Berkshire Community College?

Berkshire Community College is located in the rural setting of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, less than an hour from Hartford and CT; Albany and NY.

If you are interested in seeing Berkshire Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Massachusetts Turnpike - (U.S. 90) or Route 7 to Pittsfield, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Albany International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Berkshire Community College and Pittsfield are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1350 West Street Pittsfield, MA 01201-5786

Campus Setting: Rural

Berkshire Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Berkshire Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Berkshire Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Berkshire Community College is like? There are approximately 1,427 students enrolled at Berkshire Community College. 24% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from MA and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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