Private 4 Year

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, Massachusetts

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Bard College at Simon's Rock overview
Location Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Online simons-rock.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Bard College at Simon's Rock overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Bard College at Simon's Rock, located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is a distinctive institution known for its early college program, allowing students to start their undergraduate education after completing 10th or 11th grade. Emphasizing a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, Simon's Rock provides a variety of academic programs, with popular majors that include Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology, and Literature. The campus, characterized by scenic beauty in the Berkshire Hills, offers a serene learning environment with an architectural blend that complements its rural surroundings. Within this setting, the college provides residential housing to create an immersive educational experience. Although Simon's Rock does not have a large-scale athletics program, it maintains a unique focus on intellectual and creative growth. The application process is selective, seeking students keen to engage in its academically accelerated pathway. Simon's Rock is approximately 140 miles from Boston and just over 50 miles from Albany, New York, positioning it within reach of metropolitan cultural and intellectual resources while maintaining a tranquil campus atmosphere.

In the most recent statistical year 154 prospective students applied, and 147 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 94 enrolled in the school.  258 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 40 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $61,600 plus fees of $3,351.












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Admission Standards

Bard College at Simon's Rock overview
GPA 3.54

Applications Accepted

Bard College at Simon's Rock overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Bard College at Simon's Rock
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,351
Room and Board $17,200
Budget for Other Expenses$1,000
Total One Year Cost$84,151

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$39,900 per year

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bard College at Simon's Rock students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 65%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
English and Literature 4%
Social Sciences 4%
General Studies 3%

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