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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B-
Berkshire Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
1350 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$8,578/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,692/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,412/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,310/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,587/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,608/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.9 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.9 responses
89%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.9 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
635Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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Berkshire Community College Reviews

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From the very first day I started at Berkshire community college years ago, the staff was very supportive. I applied to a bunch of different schools and got accepted such as Maria, Mildred, Hudson valley, Belanger ect. None of them had the kind of dedicated staff and teachers like Berkshire community college. I just got excepted into the LPN nursing program in the fall and I could not have done it with out the help of my advisor and admissions and the financial aid department and the tutor center. They aren't only there to do their job they go above and beyond. If I need help someone is always there. They take the time to talk to you and explain things. I went back to the financial aid department and hugged the girl that helped me figure out my fasfa and billing. It's a totally different atmosphere at Berkshire community college. Your not just a number your a person with a name that they all remember. I am proud to say I go to Berkshire community college.
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I wouldn’t be in college if it wasn’t for Berkshire Community College! They have helped me every step of the way! I never thought I would make it to college and hear I am almost done. When I finish classes I’m about a year I will graduate with my associates degree. This cohort was the best thing for me!
I came in as a homeschool student, and my experience at Berkshire Community College was excellent. I came in as a homeschool student. Classes are mostly designed to transfer with a few exceptions, and most had under 30 students. Professors were excellent, and would get to know and work with students. If you have a specific degree program, you get a Academic advisor from your department to help you make the most of your classes and extracurricular activities to meet your goals.
There were many opportunities to get involved in clubs and organizations. I got to be an officer in Phi Theta Kappa, do service learning most semesters, and was a member of the STEM program. The Gym is excellent, though the pool is only open late spring to early fall. Club sports like basketball, soccer, wrestling, and track compete against top teams. The college is also very affordable, and my net cost was zero after financial aid and a few scholarships.