Bard College at Simon’s Rock (Simon's Rock)

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Bard College at Simon's Rock can be found in Great Barrington, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is around 420 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

An estimated 90% of all applicant were accepted at Bard College at Simon's Rock, and from those that were granted acceptance about 72% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Simon's Rock Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Bard College at Simon's Rock was reported as 92.2% in Fall 2013 with over 218 applications submitted to Simon's Rock. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bard College at Simon's Rock has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 84.5%
  • 2010-2011: 80.1%
  • 2011-2012: 87.2%
  • 2012-2013: 92.6%
  • 2013-2014: 92.2%
  • Projected Simon's Rock Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 89.5%

How Does Simon's Rock Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Bard College at Simon's Rock is sixty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Maria College of Albany16.0%
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Landmark College86.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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