Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Bard College at Simon's Rock serves 343 students (96% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Private-state tuition: $48,551
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Bard College at Simon's Rock ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 206 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bard College at Simon's Rock
(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
206 staff
290 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Bard College at Simon's Rock has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Bard College at Simon's Rock diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
343 students
2,732 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
328 students
1,152 students
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# Part-Time Students
15 students
1,580 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
390 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
328 students
1,092 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
15 students
1,182 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
417 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
443 students
443 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
7%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
16%
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% Black
6%
13%
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% White
51%
55%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
21%
2%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.68
0.65
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
21%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.96%
0.96%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,000
$35,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $48,551 is more than the state average of $30,266. The private state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$48,551
$30,266
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
84%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$19,500
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
94%
77%
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SAT Reading
675
490
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SAT Math
608
475
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SAT Writing
640
545
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ACT Composite
27
20
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ACT English
29
20
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ACT Math
28
18
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bard College at Simon's Rock cost?
Bard College at Simon's Rock's private state tuition is approximately $48,551.
What is the acceptance rate of Bard College at Simon's Rock?
The acceptance rate of Bard College at Simon's Rock is 94%, which is higher than the state average of 77%.
What is Bard College at Simon's Rock's ranking?
Bard College at Simon's Rock ranks among the top 20% of community college in Massachusetts for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Private-state tuition: $48,551
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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