Did You Know?


Berkshire Community College has over 50 programs and certificates! That’s right, and many can be completed in 2 years or less. For more information about BCC’s Academic and Student Services click here.


The average cost of tuition and fees at a private, four-year college or university is over $31,000 — and that doesn’t even include housing, books or meal expenses! Put that money toward a new car or a down payment on a home and attend BCC for two years. You can transfer and save some serious cash. Click here for our Cost Comparison chart.


More than 30% of high school students in the Berkshires get their start at BCC! Whether you went to Pittsfield High, Lenox, or Wahconah, you’ll see many friendly faces in your classes. Apply to BCC online for free here.


More than 92% of BCC graduates from the class of 2013 reported that they were employed either full- or part-time after graduation. Completing your degree or certificate from BCC will get you noticed by many employers here in the Berkshires and beyond. Check out our Admissions Office webpage for more information.


In addition to the already low-cost tuition at Berkshire Community College, you may also be eligible for a scholarship. At BCC you’ll get a high-quality education and access to more than 150 scholarships that will make your educational experience affordable. Click here to find contact information for BCC’s Admissions Office.


Berkshire County high school seniors can take a free course at Berkshire Community College! It’s called the Bridge to College program and courses are offered at BCC’s main campus, South County Center in Great Barrington, and even at several of the regional high schools. Find out more here.


Students can explore different subjects before committing to a major through Berkshire Community College’s liberal arts program of study. Taking a few exploratory courses and completing some general education classes is a great way to find out which field is right for you. 


Berkshire Community College offers over 100 online courses in a variety of programs of study! It’s true. AND, you can complete a liberal arts degree completely online. For a closer look at the courses offered this coming semester click here.


Many courses from other colleges and universities will count toward a degree or certificate program at Berkshire Community College! BCC will evaluate transcripts and transfer eligible credits free of charge. Click here to find out more about transferring credits to BCC.


Berkshire Community College has sports teams! That’s right, BCC offers club teams for soccer, cross-country, and basketball and they play some big name schools — UMass, Siena, Assumption College and even Yale. Find out more here.