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Bard College at Simon's Rock

Great Barrington, MA
#12

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Bard College at Simon's Rock was founded in 1964 as a private institution specifically designed for younger scholars. The college is located in Great Barrington, Mass. and typically enrolls students immediately after completing tenth or eleventh grade rather than after graduating high school. The most popular majors Simon's Rock include Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.

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Quick Facts


84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

2014-2015 Tuition

$48,551 Tuition and Fees

Students

350 undergraduate students
42% male / 58% female

Admission

May 1 application deadline
92.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1966

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Pre-Engineering, Linguistics, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Creative Writing, General Literature, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Ecology, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Natural Sciences, Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies, Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, European Studies/Civilization, African-American/Black Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Photography, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Intermedia/Multimedia, Music, General, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 350
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 341
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 3
Percent of male undergraduates: 42%
Percent of female undergraduates: 58%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: math, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, personal, psychological
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 5 2 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 5 2 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 2
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 2
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.