Berkshire Community College

1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201-5786

School Details

Berkshire Community College (BCC) strives to place higher education within reach of all residents of Berkshire County and beyond. BCC is committed to access, academic excellence, student success, and leadership in the community. Founded in 1960, BCC was the first community college established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Today, there are 15 community colleges throughout the state. In 1972, the college moved to its present location occupying a magnificent 180-acre site four miles from the center of Pittsfield. Twelve years later, a satellite facility known as the South County Center opened in Great Barrington. 

Berkshire Community College is a public, community college offering associate's degrees and certificate programs of study, including options and concentrations. BCC also offers general education and foundation courses for students who wish to transfer to four-year institutions.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Associate's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    2,111
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    975
  • Percent Admitted:
    Open admissions policy
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

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