Bard College at Simon's Rock

Tel: (413)644-4400
329 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights
Bard College at Simon's Rock serves 329 students (98% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is one of 2 community colleges within Berkshire County, MA.
The nearest community college is Berkshire Community College (17.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
College Bard College at Simon's Rock Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 52 staff
62 staff
Bard College at Simon's Rock Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 329 has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 329 students 1,371 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
22:1
Bard College at Simon's Rock Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 322 students
779 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 7 students
1,083 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Part-Time Students (2007-2014)
Bard College at Simon's Rock Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
6%
5%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
6%
15%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Black (2006-2014)
% White
57%
49%
Bard College at Simon's Rock White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
10%
3%
Bard College at Simon's Rock More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
10%
6%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
11%
1%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Non Resident (2006-2014)
Bard College at Simon's Rock Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.66 0.70
Bard College at Simon's Rock Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $48,551 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $48,551 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $48,551 $5,664
Bard College at Simon's Rock In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $48,551 $10,360
Bard College at Simon's Rock Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 345 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
90%
Bard College at Simon's Rock % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 89%
80%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,274 per year for in-state students and $9,235 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $22,255 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is New England College of Business and Finance. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.