Bard College At Simon's Rock

Overview of Bard College At Simon's Rock

Bard College at Simon's Rock is in Great Barrington, MA. Great Barrington is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Bard College at Simon's Rock issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school offers many areas of study. Bard College at Simon's Rock tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at the school include liberal arts.

Bard College at Simon's Rock Selectivity

Not all applicants to Bard College at Simon's Rock are accepted.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The Bard College at Simon's Rock teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Body

Approximately 403 students study at the school (in 2007-2008).

Student Life

Bard College at Simon's Rock offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Bard College at Simon's Rock can take advantage of the school's meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Simon's Rock College of Bard is a selective, private coeducational college of the liberal arts and sciences specifically designed to offer bright, highly motivated students the opportunity to begin college after the tenth or eleventh grade. At Simon's Rock, these students pursue academic programs leading to the A.A. in Liberal Arts and the B.A. in over forty concentrations."

More complete details are provided below.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
East Asian Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Russian Studies
Chinese Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Spanish And Iberian Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Computer Science
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
General Literature
American Literature (United States)
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Applied Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Natural Sciences
International/Global Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural And Diversity Studies
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory And Analysis
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design And Technology
Playwriting And Screenwriting
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Cinematography And Film/Video Production
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
American History (United States)
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Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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