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Bard College at Simon's Rock is a private, liberal arts college for 16- and 17-year-olds who wish to begin college early. All classes are small discussion-based seminars. Founded in 1964, the school became part of Bard College in 1979. Its 275-acre New England campus is located in Great Barrington, 60 miles west of Springfield.

Website: www.simons-rock.edu/

Private
Co-ed
329
Undergraduate
Students
(60.5%) 199 Women
(39.5%) 130 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 199 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
28-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$69,998
Tuition and Fees
$55,082
Room and Board
$14,916
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
46
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 63% of classes
20-29 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Great Barrington Population
7,104
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston, New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
92% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.0% Asian
4.2% Black/African-American
3.9% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.9% White
9.9% Unknown
International Students
14.0% from 14 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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