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Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Simon's Rock Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Bard College at Simon's Rock

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.1%
Admission Difficulty for Bard College at Simon's Rock
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Simon's Rock and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #31 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 230 out of 348 applicants were admitted making Simon's Rock a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Bard College at Simon's Rock typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 74% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Bard College at Simon's Rock is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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Simon's Rock SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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Simon's Rock ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Bard College at Simon's Rock. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bard College at Simon's Rock was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Simon's Rock accepts 66% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bard College at Simon's Rock students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 9% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

60% of Bard College at Simon's Rock freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bard College at Simon's Rock students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 60%
Top 25% of class 84%
Top 50% of class 94%
Bottom 50% of class 6%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Bard College at Simon's Rock admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 215 133 348
Accepted 140 90 230
Acceptance Rate 65% 68% 66%
Enrolled 99 72 171
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 71% 80% 74%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 31, 2020
Days left to Apply
250

Applicants have 250 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 31, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Simon's Rock before the May 31 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bard College at Simon's Rock and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Bard College at Simon's Rock Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bard College at Simon's Rock
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167792 IPEDS survey data for Bard College at Simon's Rock.