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

Bard College at Simon's Rock Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
No data available  
Poll
30%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 23 responses
Poll
85%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 33 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
No data available  
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 43 responses
  • Snack Bar and Dining Hall
    23%
  • The Rock Cafe
    21%
  • Chartwells Dining Hall
    16%
  • It sucks, go town and the grocery store!
    16%
  • Nothing fried. Stick to real ingredients
    14%
  • Make sure to buy fresh food from the grocery store
    5%
  • Special needs should buy their own food.
    5%
31%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 29 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 20 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    5%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    80%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    15%

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Safety

Safety
grade B minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
96%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 24 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 24 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    46%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    42%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    8%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 23 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    26%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    39%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    4%
  • Not very visible.
    4%
  • We have campus police?
    26%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 36 responses
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    3%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    33%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    64%
Men's Varsity Sports
No data available  
Women's Varsity Sports
No data available  

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
No data available  
Music
No data available  
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Dances and rocky horror
    17%
  • Mayfest and Dance Concerts
    17%
  • We only have one, so that. Mayfest.
    13%
  • Dance Concert
    9%
  • Halloween Dance
    9%
  • Mayfest
    9%
  • Rock the Community
    9%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 28 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    11%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    36%
  • Parties? What parties?
    54%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 22 responses
  • Mayfest
    50%
  • Literally isn't one
    18%
  • Depends on your group, but probably Rock Horror.
    14%
  • This really is not a party school
    9%
  • Pibly block party
    5%
  • There isn't one... again, don't come for parties.
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
94%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 31 responses

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