Pittsfield, MA Colleges

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Pittsfield

Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County,Massachusetts, United States. It is the principal city of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses all of Berkshire County. Its area code is 413. Its ZIP code is 01201 (01202 and 01203 are zip codes for Pittsfield post office boxes only). The population was 44,737 at the 2010 census. Although the population has declined in recent decades, Pittsfield remains the third largest municipality in Western Massachusetts, behind only Springfield and Chicopee.

In 2005, Farmers Insurance ranked Pittsfield 20th in the United States as “Most Secure Place To Live” among small towns with fewer than 150,000 residents. In 2006, Forbes ranked Pittsfield as number 61 in its list of Best Small Places for Business. In 2008, Country Home Magazine ranked Pittsfield as #24 in a listing of "green cities" east of the Mississippi. In 2009, the City of Pittsfield was chosen to receive a 2009 Commonwealth Award, Massachusetts' highest award in the arts, humanities, and sciences. More recently, in 2010, the Financial Times proclaimed Pittsfield the "Brooklyn of the Berkshires", in an article covering its recent renaissance.

In 2012, the city was listed among the 10 best places for single people to retire in the U.S. by U.S. News, due to the high number of single older residents and higher likelihood of finding companionship or a partner.

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Schools in and around Pittsfield, MA

Name
Mildred Elley
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit; $12,083 average out-state tuition; $12,083 average in-state tuition
Berkshire Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,240 average out-state tuition; $624 average in-state tuition
Charles H McCann Technical School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
Bard College at Simon's Rock
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $43,000 average out-state tuition; $43,000 average in-state tuition
Williams College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $42,938 average out-state tuition; $42,938 average in-state tuition
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Four or more years; Public; $9,975 average out-state tuition; $1,030 average in-state tuition
Rensselaer BOCES-School of Practical Nursing
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public

Pittsfield, MA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016