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Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, MA 4-Year Private

About Bard College at Simon's Rock

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

Founded in 1964, Bard College at Simon's Rock currently enrolls around 329 students a year, including 0 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Bard College at Simon's Rock

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.54

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: July 15

What is Bard College at Simon's Rock's acceptance rate?

Bard College at Simon's Rock is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Bard College at Simon's Rock accepts around 0 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.54 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Bard College at Simon's Rock a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 178 students who started at Bard College at Simon's Rock as first-time freshman, 40 graduate within four years.

Bard College at Simon's Rock's six-year graduation for undergrads is 60 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

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

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 another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Bard College at Simon's Rock a good school for YOU?

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The deadline to apply to Bard College at Simon's Rock for Fall 2022 is June 15. All applicants will receive an admissions decision by July 15.

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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

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Bard College at Simon's Rock ACT Scores

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ACT Range

28 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

30 and Above

Good

28 to 30

Avg

28 and Less

Low

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Bard College at Simon's Rock SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Bard College at Simon's Rock Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$76,921

In State

$76,921

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$57,228
$57,228
Fees
$2,791
$2,791
Housing
$15,902
$15,902
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Bard College at Simon's Rock is like? There are approximately 329 students enrolled at Bard College at Simon's Rock. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 32% percent are from MA and 68% percent of students are from other states.

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

32%

In State

68%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

329

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$60,019

Out-of-State

$60,019

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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