Bard College: Ranking & Review

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Annandale-On-Hudson Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 366 1231
Top 8%

Bard College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%56%60%
Applicants4,9221,7993,123
Admissions2,8651,0031,862
Enrolled undergraduates470190280
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,2939541,339

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Bard College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $70,562 $70,562
Off-campus $65,656 $65,656
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,066 and other expenses per full academic year.

Bard College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,400 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $52,226 $52,226
Fees for full-time undergraduates $680 $680
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,635 $1,635
Tuition for Full-time graduates $35,330 $35,330
Fees for full-time graduates $825 $825
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,305 $1,305

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Visual and Performing Arts 134 77 2 213
Social Sciences 146 7 153
English Language and Literature & Letters 89 89
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 65 65
Education 17 17
Natural Resources and Conservation 12 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 9 9
Grand Total4341222558

A total of 434 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bard College.

At the master's and doctor's level 124 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate74%73%75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

General info

Founded1860
MottoDabo tibi coronam vitae
I shall give thee the crown of life (Revelation 2:10)
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff848
Instructional FTE250
Research FTE10
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.bard.edu
AddressAnnandale Road
Annandale-On-Hudson, New York, 12504-5000
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Fringe
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone8457586822
Fax+1 (845) 758 4294

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