Bard College at Simon's Rock

School Highlights

Bard College at Simon's Rock serves 396 students (97% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.

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.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty52 staff113 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Bard College at Simon's Rock has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The Bard College at Simon's Rock diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment396 students2,565 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:122:1
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# Full-Time Students385 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students11 students1,489 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
400400
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
8%
5%
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% Hispanic
2%
18%
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% Black
8%
15%
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% White
64%
49%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
11%
9%
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Diversity Score0.560.69
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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 $28,383. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$48,551$28,383
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,875$13,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate81%67%
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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: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Bard College at Simon's Rock is Berkshire Community College (18.1 miles away).
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