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Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, MA

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Overview

Bard College at Simon's Rock is a 4-year institution located in Great Barrington, MA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA  01230-9702
United States
Contact Chandra Joos deKoven
Director of Admissions
Email: admit@simons-rock.edu
Phone: 800-235-7186
Fax: 413-541-0081

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
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East Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
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Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
American Literature (united States) Checkmark
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English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
American History (united States) Checkmark
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cultural Studies/critical Theory And Analysis Checkmark
Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethics Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
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Music, General Checkmark
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Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

348
Applied
230
Accepted
66%
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Female Admissions

215
Females Applied
140
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

133
Males Applied
90
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.54
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
3 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: School report, parent, writing supplement

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st July 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

59,519
Private
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Fees

500
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.34%
Black or African American 3.65%
White or Caucasian 54.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 10.33%
Two or more races 5.78%
Other 8.51%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 92%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
MayFest, Prom and Dance Concert

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black Student Union, QueerSA, Student Action Service Learning, U.S.O. (Untitled Student Organization) and Boffing

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
security escorts, late night transport

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Checkmark No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Checkmark No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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