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Located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Berkshire Community College is a public institution. BCC is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

Where Is Berkshire Community College?


Contact details for BCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201-5786
Phone: 413-499-4660

How Do I Get Into BCC?

You can apply to BCC online at:

Berkshire Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Berkshire Community College?

12% Take Out Loans
3.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BCC, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $3,615 a year. That adds up to $14,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BCC is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Berkshire Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

344 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,453 undergraduate students at BCC, with 344 being full-time and 1,109 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 344 full-time undergraduates at BCC, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Berkshire Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 50
White 227
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 29

Over 8 countries are represented at BCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Berkshire Community College

474 Took All Classes Online
1,002 Took At Least One Class Online
94.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,002 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at BCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of BCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Berkshire Community College was 94.7%. This is the #240 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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