Bard College at Simon's Rock

Tel: (413)644-4400
349 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights
Bard College at Simon's Rock serves 349 students (97% 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 Black and Asian), 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 54 teachers has declined by 30% 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 54 staff
61 staff
Bard College at Simon's Rock Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 349 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 0.66 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 53% over five years.
Total Enrollment 349 students 1,315 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
22:1
Bard College at Simon's Rock Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 340 students
815 students
Bard College at Simon's Rock Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 9 students
1,061 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%
5%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
15%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Black (2006-2013)
% White
57%
49%
Bard College at Simon's Rock White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
9%
3%
Bard College at Simon's Rock More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
6%
Bard College at Simon's Rock Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
10%
1%
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. 0.66 0.70
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 $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $46,713 $5,590
Bard College at Simon's Rock In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $46,713 $10,086
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%
81%
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 $5,827 per year for in-state students and $10,496 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,065 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 81%. 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 The New England Institute of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.