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 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
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 (MA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 52 staff 90 staff

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 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 329 students 2,021 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 6:1 26:1
# Full-Time Students 322 students 758 students
# Part-Time Students 7 students 1,479 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 345 345
% Asian
6%
5%
% Hispanic
1%
12%
% Black
6%
12%
% White
56%
62%
% Two or more races
10%
1%
% Unknown races
10%
8%
% Non Resident races
11%
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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. 0.67 0.58

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $45,125 is more than the state average of $5,094. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $45,125 is more than the state average of $10,038. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $45,125 $5,094
Out-State Tuition Fees $45,125 $10,038
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 89%
Percent Admitted 89% 70%
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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. 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.