Bard College at Simon's Rock

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

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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 community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), 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 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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 349 teachers has declined by 15% 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 declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
349 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
340 students
810 students
Bard College at Simon
# Part-Time Students 9 students
1,017 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
6%
2%
Bard College at Simon
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Bard College at Simon
% Black
7%
12%
% White
57%
57%
% Two or more races
9%
2%
Bard College at Simon
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Bard College at Simon
% Non Resident races
10%
2%
Bard College at Simon
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $46,713 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $46,713 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $46,713 $10,294
Total Dormitory Capacity 347 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Percent Admitted 92%
78%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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