Tuition & Fees

$50,659

$50,659

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
62%
500-599
13%
400-499
0
700-800
50%
600-699
38%
500-599
12%
400-499
0
700-800
25%
600-699
62%
500-599
0
400-499
13%
30-36
45%
24-29
33%
18-23
11%
12-17
11%
30-36
56%
24-29
44%
30-36
67%
24-29
33%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
6

teacher

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 177
Declined + 21
Total Received 198
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Private (nonprofit)

329

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Visual/performing Arts
  2. Liberal Arts/general Studies
  3. Social Sciences
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Codes

SAT 3795
ACT 1893

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School Facts

Bard College at Simon's Rock is the nation's only four-year residential college specifically designed to provide bright, highly motivated students with the opportunity to begin college after the tenth or eleventh grade. Founded in 1966, Simon's Rock is located in Great Barrington, MA, and awards both A.A. and B.A. degrees.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 329
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Great Barrington, MA

210-acre campus located in Great Barrington (population: 7,527), two-and-a-half hours from both Boston and New York City. Served by bus and train. Airports serve Albany, NY, and Hartford, CT.

Bard College at Simon's Rock
84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
60%
Top 1/4
81%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
62%
500-599
13%
400-499
0
700-800
50%
600-699
38%
500-599
12%
400-499
0
700-800
25%
600-699
62%
500-599
0
400-499
13%
30-36
45%
24-29
33%
18-23
11%
12-17
11%
30-36
56%
24-29
44%
30-36
67%
24-29
33%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
May 31
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 177
Declined + 21
Total Received 198

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Interview
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Coleen Cox
Office of Admission
P: 800 235-7186
F: 413 541-0081
admit@simons-rock.edu

Cost

Tuition $49,102
Room & board $13,660
Additional fees $1,557
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $65,319
Average Financial Aid - $37,991
Total with Avg. Aid $27,328

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$37,991

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $435,479
State $23,700
Institutional $7,283,059
Other external $24,350
Total $7,766,588

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $649,789
Other external $23,721
Total $673,510

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
soccer
swimming

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Llama
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American Studies
American Studies
Art History
Asian Studies
Biology
Ceramics
Chemistry
Computer Science
Contemporary Critical Theory
Creative Writing
Cross-Cultural Relations
Cultural Studies
Dance
Documentary Studies
Drawing/Painting/Printmaking
Ecology
Electronic Media
Environmental Studies
European Studies
French/Francophone Studies
Gender Studies
Geography
German Studies
Historical Studies
Liberal Arts
Linguistics
Literary Studies
Mathematics
Modern Studies
Music
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Political Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology
Russian Studies
Social Action/Social Change
Spanish/Latin American Studies
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

329
students

Female
59%
193

Male
41%
136

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

322
students

Female
59%
188

Male
41%
134

undergraduatePart-time

3%

7
students

Female
72%
5

Male
28%
2

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Bhutan
China
India
Indonesia
Japan
Myanmar
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah Ober
Admission Operations Manager
413 528-7235
sarahober@simons-rock.edu

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