About Bard College at Simon's Rock
Bard College at Simon’s Rock is the nation’s only four-year residential college specifically designed to provide bright, highly motivated students with the opportunity to begin college after the tenth or eleventh grade. At Simon’s Rock, students experience a transformative education in the liberal arts and sciences led by pedagogically innovative, accomplished faculty members and in the company of smart, independent, creative peers who share their excitement for learning and their desire to be part of a vibrant intellectual community. Founded in 1966, Simon’s Rock joined the Bard system in 1979 and maintains its own campus in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Simon’s Rock enrolls approximately 400 full-time students, and awards both the associate of arts and bachelor of arts degrees.