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About Bard College at Simon's Rock

Bard College at Simon's Rock is a private, nonprofit school in a small town setting in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Bard College at Simon's Rock was founded in 1964 and now enrolls around 329 students a year, including 0 undergrads. Bard College at Simon's Rock provides on-campus housing for up to 347 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 92% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Bard College at Simon's Rock! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Bard College at Simon's Rock's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Bard College at Simon's Rock students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Bard College at Simon's Rock, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Bard College at Simon's Rock has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Bard College at Simon's Rock on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Bard College at Simon's Rock on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! June 1, 2022 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2022 should find out if they got admitted by July 15.

2021 Bard College at Simon's Rock Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.5
Tuition $59,519

Is Bard College at Simon's Rock a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a look at each of these factors to get a better idea of what Bard College at Simon's Rock offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bard College at Simon's Rock

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Bard College at Simon's Rock, around 66% come back the next year. Around 60% of students who started at Bard College at Simon's Rock earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Bard College at Simon's Rock Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Bard College at Simon's Rock

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Bard College at Simon's Rock. Based on this information, how does Bard College at Simon's Rock sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Bard College at Simon's Rock a good school for you?

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Where is Bard College at Simon's Rock?

Bard College at Simon's Rock is located in the small town setting of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, less than an hour from Boston and New York City.

If you want to see Bard College at Simon's Rock for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Great Barrington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Bard College at Simon's Rock and Great Barrington are like without leaving home.

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College Info

84 Alford Road Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702

Campus Setting: Small Town

Bard College at Simon's Rock Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bard College at Simon's Rock is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bard College at Simon's Rock is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Bard College at Simon's Rock Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$60,019

In State

$60,019

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$59,519
$59,519
Fees
$500
$500
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

32%

In State

68%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

329

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$60,019

Out-of-State

$60,019

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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