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BCC Demographics & Diversity

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at BCC are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Berkshire Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 7%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 86% more female students than male students enrolled at Berkshire Community College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Berkshire Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Berkshire Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 593
Women 1,103

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

BCC serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Berkshire Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,185 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,696
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 40.7%
Part time Undergrads 60.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164775 IPEDS survey data for Berkshire Community College.


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