Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

Simon′s Rock at a Glance

A collection of pithy, impressive, and occasionally idiosyncratic stats that begins to capture everything wonderful and life-changing about Simon’s Rock.

“No. 1 Small Town in America”

Our home, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, as ranked by Smithsonian Magazine. It’s an easy walk or bike ride from campus.

275 Acres

Our wooded campus is in the heart of the Berkshires, an area known for its natural beauty and rich cultural life.

35+ Concentrations

Our Top Majors Include:

Biology

Photography

Politics

Music

Theater

Cross Cultural Relations

Pre-Engineering

Literary Studies

Psychology

Creative Writing

Our Students

400

Full-Time Students

16

Average Age of Entering Students

11

Average Class Size

37

Number of States our Students Come From

15

Number of Countries our Students Come From
 
90%
 
40%
 
60%
 
85%
 
40%
 
14%

Students Who Live On Campus

Students Of Color

Male Students

Female Students

Students Receiving Financial Aid

International Students

Our Faculty

8:1

Student to faculty ratio

 

95%

Full-time faculty holding highest degree in their field

 

24/7

Availability of our professional residence directors—who live in each residence hall

 

Once a week

Number of times you’ll meet with your academic advisor (That’s a minimum. He/she will always be happy to talk to you more)

 

0

Number of schools that do what we do

“One of America’s smartest colleges.”

Business Insider picked Simon’s Rock as a top choice “if you want to be among the most intelligent students in America.”

Questions? We would love to talk to you!