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Bard College at Simon's Rock
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  • 4 Year
  • GREAT BARRINGTON, MA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade D
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Simon's Rock is a private college located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 328 undergraduate students. The Simon's Rock acceptance rate is 94%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 62% of students, Simon's Rock alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $21,700.

About

84 ALFORD ROAD
GREAT BARRINGTON, MA 01230
Branch of
Bard College
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Simon's Rock Admissions

Acceptance Rate
94%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$37,326 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,395 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 22 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
37%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 27 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
328 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
15
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Awesome people
    24%
  • Liberal oddballs
    24%
  • Likeminded and passionate
    24%
  • Interested in learning, a bit pretentious, hippies
    12%
  • True hippies.
    12%
  • All of the above
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 32 responses
Poll
65%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • One-of-a-kind, unique, hippie, academic, studious
    53%
  • Liberal
    27%
  • Bureaucracy in disguise.
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%
  • Weird
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
79%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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