Bard College at Simon's Rock: Review & Facts

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Bard College at Simon's Rock is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 330 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1966 and is the only institution located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
At Bard College at Simon's Rock you can get your associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Bard College at Simon's Rock implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, English and Literature, Music, Sociology and Anthropology, and Political Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
78%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Bard College at Simon's Rock student retention rate is fair at 78% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bard College at Simon's Rock is average - 63%. Around 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bard College at Simon's Rock is very good: 6:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$50,400
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, $49,200 per year. The additional fees at Bard College at Simon's Rock (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,200; which totals $50,400 per year.

Read the details about Bard College at Simon's Rock additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
As reported in recent data, 199 applications were submitted and 178 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Bard College at Simon's Rock is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Bard College at Simon's Rock and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (413) 644-4400 or check Bard College at Simon's Rock Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Bard College at Simon's Rock offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bard College at Simon's Rock, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Bard College at Simon's Rock offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: around $5,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Bard College at Simon's Rock appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bard College at Simon's Rock Location and Maps



Post Address: Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702, USA
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