Berkshire Community College
Berkshire Community College is located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. BCC was established back in 1960, and it now serves over 3,000 students. The school motto of “start here, go anywhere” rings very true with the variety of transfer opportunities that are available to students. Students will be able to earn associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas in various fields at BCC. The associate degrees will have various transfer options to larger four-year universities, allowing students to continue their education in the pursuit of a higher degree. BCC has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The school is also well-known for having many club sports and other extracurricular activities for students to take part in.
The BCC nursing program is thought of very highly and has been helping students in the area to pursue their dreams for years. BCC has a practical nursing program for those who wish to become LPNs, as well as an associate degree in nursing program. There is also a bachelor degree program that is made available through a partnership with the University of Massachusetts. There are many different opportunities for prospective nurses at this school, and current nurses will also be able to further their educations here. The programs are approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students1,847|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing schools located within 61 miles radius of Berkshire Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
25 miles away
Columbia-Greene Community College
31 miles away
Greenfield Community College
36 miles away
Holyoke Community College
39 miles away
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
40 miles away
Springfield Technical Community College
45 miles away
Capital Community College
58 miles away
Dutchess Community College
59 miles away
59 miles away
Fulton-Montgomery Community College
61 miles away
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1975 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$213/credit|
|In State Students||$213/credit|
|Out of State Students||$447/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 67% of Berkshire Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||3%||$1,041|
|State Grant & Scholarships||55%||$1,692|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||13%||$1,197|
|Federal Student Loans||17%||$4,917|
$9,448Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,041|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,141|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,088|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,568|
Calculate your net price
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.