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 440 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 66% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Simon's Rock Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Bard College at Simon's Rock was reported as 93.0% in Fall 2020 with over 244 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 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

  • 2016-2017: 86.8%
  • 2017-2018: 66.1%
  • 2018-2019: 84.2%
  • 2019-2020: 93.0%
  • Projected Simon's Rock Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 78.8%

How Does Simon's Rock Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Bard College at Simon's Rock is sixty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Maria College of Albany44.4%
Hampshire College2.0%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus95.0%
Bennington College60.8%
Marlboro College83.1%

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 2020)

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