Berkshire Community College: Review & Facts

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Berkshire Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,115 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1960 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Berkshire Community College.

Berkshire Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical Assistant, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Berkshire Community College is low at 56% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Berkshire Community College is low - 43%. Approximately 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Berkshire Community College is pretty decent - 15:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,600
Medium
Average tuition pricing is low - around $6,300 per year. The additional fees at Berkshire Community College beyond tuition are around $4,300, which comes to a total of $10,600 per year.

Read the details about Berkshire Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Berkshire Community College is $10.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Berkshire Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (413) 499-4660 or check Berkshire Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Berkshire Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Berkshire Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Berkshire Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Berkshire Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Berkshire Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786, USA
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