Bard College at Simon's Rock

Tel: (413)644-4400
354 students
Private not-for-profit

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School Highlights:
Bard College at Simon's Rock serves 354 students (96% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is one of 2 community colleges within Berkshire County, MA.
The nearest community college is Berkshire Community College (17.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 354 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
354 students
1,287 students
Bard College at Simon
# Full-Time Students
341 students
832 students
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# Part-Time Students 13 students
1,021 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
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% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
9%
12%
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% White
67%
66%
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% Two or more races
13%
2%
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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. 0.52 0.45
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Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $45,125 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $45,125 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $45,125 $5,845
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Out-State Tuition Fees $45,125 $10,047
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Percent Admitted 93%
78%
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Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 $20,046 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 64%. 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 0.49, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Sanford-Brown College-Boston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.