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Cost Comparison

Making the Smart Decisions

Below are some of the most popular schools BCC students transfer to after receiving their associate's degree. Here is what you can save — on tuition and fees alone — if you attend BCC for your first two years. The 2017–2018 cost of tuition and fees at Berkshire Community College for a full-time (15 credits), in-state student is $6,240 a year.

Institution

Them

Us

Yearly Savings

Williams College

$53,550.00

$6,240

$47,310

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

$52,305.00

$6,240

$46,065

Boston University

$52,082.00

$6,240

$45,842

Smith College

$50,044.00

$6,240

$43,804

Northeastern University

$49,497.00

$6,240

$43,257

Mount Holyoke College

$47,940.00

$6,240

$41,700

Springfield College

$36,535.00

$6,240

$30,295

Western New England University

$35,740.00

$6,240

$29,500

Johnson & Wales University — Providence

$31,158.00

$6,240

$24,918

UMass Amherst

$15,156.00

$6,240

$8,916

UMass Lowell

$14,307.00

$6,240

$8,067

UMass Boston

$13,435.00

$6,240

$7,195

UMass Dartmouth

$13,188.00

$6,240

$6,948

Fitchburg State University

$10,169.00

$6,240

$3,929

MCLA

$9,875.00

$6,240

$3,635

Framingham State University

$9,340.00

$6,240

$3,100

Salem State University

$9,326.00 

$6,240

$3,086

Westfield State University

$9,275.00

$6,240

$3,035

Worcester State University

$9,202.00

$6,240

$2,962

Source: CollegeBoard.com 2017 tuition & fees. These costs are for tuition and fees only. They do not include the cost of books, educational supplies or room and board.

BCC also offers a special rate to neighboring New England state residents.