Bard College: Statistics

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#1446 of 14,131 In the World
#407 of 2,597 In North America
#365 of 2,496 In the United States
#36 of 221 In New York State
#566 of 1,002 For Classics and Ancient History

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
57%
Avg. cost to attend
$25,484 /y
Aid receiving
80%
Undergraduates
2,118
Graduates
347
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.bard.edu

Bard College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 57% 53% 59%
Applicants 4,969 1,743 3,226
Admissions 2,830 929 1,901
Freshmen enrolled full time 363 141 222

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1172 (48%)
Nonresident Alien 353 (14%)
Hispanic 298 (12%)
Black or African American 241 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 174 (7%)
Two or more races 133 (5%)
Asian 91 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,484/year
Average aid awarded
$49,000
Students receiving aid
80%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,329
$30-48K $18,011
$48-75K $22,659
$75-110K $26,842
$110K+ $37,172

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $55,566$36,634
Tuition in-state $55,566$36,634
Tuition out-of-state $55,566$36,634
Fee in-district $470$850
Fee in-state $470$850
Fee out-of-state $470$850

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,400
Combined charge for room and board $16,272

Bard College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Sciences, General 150
Fine & Studio Arts, General 140
Biological and Physical Sciences 80
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 66
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 55
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 43
Music Performance, General 16 21
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 30 3
Business Administration and Management, General 20
Secondary Education and Teaching 16
Environmental Science 11
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 5
Economics, General 4
Environmental Education 2
Grand Total 55 452 152 3
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 74% 69% 77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,748
Citations
39,120

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
680 / 5,563
Environmental Science
186 / 13,886
Art & Design
183 / 481
Economics
175 / 1,859
Psychology
163 / 5,525
Sociology
155 / 1,913
Political Science
154 / 475
Biology
148 / 4,977
Business
127 / 1,701
Physics
121 / 2,605
Chemistry
116 / 1,868
Computer Science
111 / 2,916
History
104 / 428
Medicine
101 / 1,332
Ecology
95 / 10,371
Philosophy
89 / 89
Engineering
88 / 1,517
Literature
74 / 241
Law
72 / 805
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
64 / 44
Social Psychology
60 / 2,935
Demography
54 / 1,499
Geography and Cartography
53 / 2,059
Political Economy
53 / 561
Materials Science
51 / 918
Classics and Ancient History
46 / 118
Mathematics
44 / 6,673
Gender Studies
44 / 646
Art History
40 / 21
Cognitive Science
40 / 1,015
Finance
39 / 278
Media Studies
34 / 107
Creative Writing
34 / 168
Development Studies
31 / 85
Aesthetics
30 / 38
Fashion Design
28 / 15
Child Psychology
26 / 1,811
Public Policy / Administration
24 / 386
Pharmacy
23 / 220
Zoology
21 / 1,118

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 78
1992 24 105
1993 22 86
1994 23 84
1995 25 90
1996 9 127
1997 19 146
1998 23 120
1999 25 242
2000 33 199
2001 33 267
2002 24 259
2003 41 345
2004 42 363
2005 35 385
2006 60 613
2007 47 762
2008 51 1036
2009 70 1388
2010 68 1476
2011 78 1680
2012 96 2080
2013 91 2472
2014 108 2791
2015 115 2996
2016 98 3634
2017 89 3817
2018 93 3975
2019 96 4612
2020 102 4784
2021 126 5467

Bard College alumni

  1. Jonah Hill

    Jonah Hill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    comedianfilm producervoice actorscreenwriterwriter
    Biography

    Jonah Hill Feldstein is an American actor, filmmaker, and comedian. He is known for his comedic roles in films including Superbad (2007), Knocked Up (2007), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Funny People (2009), Get Him to the Greek (2010), The Sitter (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), This Is the End (2013), and 22 Jump Street (2014), as well as his dramatic performances in Moneyball (2011) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013); he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for both of the latter films.

  2. Chevy Chase

    Chevy Chase
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwritercomedianvoice actortelevision presenter
    Biography

    Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase is an American comedian, writer, and actor. Born into a prominent family, he had a variety of jobs before moving into comedy and started acting with National Lampoon. He became a key cast member in the first season of Saturday Night Live, where his recurring Weekend Update segment became a staple of the show. As both a performer and a writer, he earned three Primetime Emmy Awards out of five nominations.

  3. Peter Sarsgaard

    Peter Sarsgaard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actoractorvoice actor
    Biography

    John Peter Sarsgaard is an American actor. His first feature role was in Dead Man Walking in 1995. He then appeared in the 1998 independent films Another Day in Paradise and Desert Blue. That same year, Sarsgaard received a substantial role in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998), playing Raoul, the ill-fated son of Athos. Sarsgaard later achieved critical recognition when he was cast in Boys Don't Cry (1999) as John Lotter. He landed his first leading role in the 2001 film The Center of the World. The following year, he played supporting roles in Empire, The Salton Sea, and K-19: The Widowmaker.

  4. Ronan Farrow

    Ronan Farrow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in Bard College
    Studied in 1999
    In 2004 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in philosophy
    Occupations
    lawyerjuristjournalisthuman rights activist
    Biography

    Satchel Ronan O'Sullivan Farrow is an Irish-American journalist. The son of actress Mia Farrow and filmmaker Woody Allen, he is known for his investigative reporting of allegations of sexual abuse against film producer Harvey Weinstein, which was published in the magazine The New Yorker. For this reporting, the magazine won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, sharing the award with The New York Times. Farrow's subsequent investigations exposed other allegations against politician Eric Schneiderman, media executive Les Moonves, and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

General info

Founded 1860
Motto Dabo tibi coronam vitae
I shall give thee the crown of life (Revelation 2:10)
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; February-May)
Total FTE staff 823
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address Annandale Road
Annandale-On-Hudson, New York, 12504-5000
United States
Phone 8457586822
Fax +1 (845) 758 4294

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