Bard College at Simon's Rock

Tel: (413)644-4400
349 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
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Bard College at Simon's Rock serves 349 students (97.42% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 45%.
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Bard College at Simon's Rock is one of 2 community colleges within Berkshire County, MA.
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The nearest community college is Berkshire Community College (17.51 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
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 54 staff
61 staff
Bard College at Simon's Rock Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 349 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 349 students 1,294 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
21:1
Bard College at Simon's Rock Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 340 students
821 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 9 students
1,025 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
Bard College at Simon's Rock Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
6%
2%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
12%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Black (2006-2013)
% White
57%
57%
Bard College at Simon's Rock White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
9%
2%
Bard College at Simon's Rock More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
10%
2%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Non Resident (2006-2013)
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. 0.52 0.53
Bard College at Simon's Rock Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $46,713 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $46,713 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $46,713 $5,694
Bard College at Simon's Rock In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $46,713 $10,252
Bard College at Simon's Rock Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 347 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Bard College at Simon's Rock % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 92%
80%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2007 (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 $21,752 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 78%. 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.