Bard College at Simon's Rock

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 Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Bard College at Simon's Rock is one of 2 community colleges within Berkshire County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to Bard College at Simon's Rock is Berkshire Community College (17.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bard College at Simon's Rock(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty52 staff96 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Bard College at Simon's Rock has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Bard College at Simon's Rock diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment329 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:126:1
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# Full-Time Students322 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students7 students2,352 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
345391
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% Asian
6%
5%
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% Hispanic
1%
12%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
56%
61%
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% Two or more races
10%
1%
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% Non Resident races
11%
2%
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% Unknown races
10%
7%
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Diversity Score0.650.59
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,000$35,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $48,551 is more than the state average of $26,142. The private state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$48,551$26,142
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,750$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,000
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Acceptance Rate89%68%
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SAT Reading675490
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SAT Math608475
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SAT Writing640545
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ACT Composite2720
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ACT English2920
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ACT Math2818
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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