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Bard College at Simon's Rock
Great Barrington, MA
LOCATION AND SETTING
Great Barrington Population 7,104
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston, New York City
Environment Small town
Campus Size 210 acres
Weather
Temperature 15 average low in January, 74.5 average high in September
Rain 133 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 80 mile(s) from campus in Windsor Locks, Conn.
Nearest Bus Station 1 mile(s) from campus in Great Barrington
Nearest Train Station 40 mile(s) from campus in Hudson, N.Y.
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, single student apartments
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 93% of all students
Housing Requirements Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 7%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance  
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other security escorts, late night transport
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences  
Mascot  
School Colors Royal blue and white
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Basketball x   x  
Racquetball x   x  
Rugby x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports  
Men's Club Sports  
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports rock climbing, soccer, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, weight lifting
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC