Barnard College: Statistics

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#1353 of 14,131 In the World
#383 of 2,597 In North America
#345 of 2,496 In the United States
#31 of 221 In New York State
#12 of 92 In New York City
#573 of 1,082 For Genealogy

Quick Review

Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
14%
Average SAT
1434
Average ACT
33
Avg. cost to attend
$30,572 /y
Aid receiving
48%
Undergraduates
2,744
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
barnard.edu

Barnard College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 14% 14%
Applicants 9,411 9,411
Admissions 1,280 1,280
Freshmen enrolled full time 676 676
Freshmen enrolled part time 14 14

2,744 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
426 or 62%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1350
or below

75% of them
had 1518
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Barnard College are 1350-1518 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
318 or 46%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 31
or below

75% of them
had 34
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Barnard College are 31-34 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1241 (45%)
Asian 493 (18%)
Nonresident Alien 337 (12%)
Hispanic 317 (12%)
Two or more races 175 (6%)
Black or African American 143 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 32 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,572/year
Average aid awarded
$47,257
Students receiving aid
48%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,177
$30-48K $15,090
$48-75K $19,810
$75-110K $27,709
$110K+ $52,392

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $55,781
Tuition in-state $55,781
Tuition out-of-state $55,781
Fee in-district $1,698
Fee in-state $1,698
Fee out-of-state $1,698

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,360
Combined charge for room and board $17,856
Room charge $10,826
Meal charge $7,030

Barnard College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 69
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 66
Political Science and Government, General 56
English Language and Literature, General 51
Urban Studies & Affairs 39
History, General 37
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 37
Neuroscience 34
Computer and Information Sciences, General 32
Sociology, General 24
American & United States Studies & Civilization 18
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 17
Environmental Science 16
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 16
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 14
Anthropology, General 13
Chemistry, General 11
Biochemistry 10
Architecture 10
Economics, Other 10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 8
Philosophy 8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 8
Women's Studies 7
Comparative Literature 7
Religion & Religious Studies 6
Asian Studies & Civilization 6
Spanish Language and Literature 5
African Studies 5
Mathematics, Other 5
Environmental Studies 5
Physics, General 4
Music, General 4
Mathematics, General 4
Dance, General 3
Ancient Studies & Civilization 3
Cell Physiology 2
French Language and Literature 2
Italian Language and Literature 1
French Studies 1
Latin Language and Literature 1
Russian Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 684
Total Women
Graduation rate 90% 90%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,891
Citations
60,305

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
590 / 9,955
Medicine
294 / 5,649
Biology
257 / 15,116
Psychology
234 / 14,696
Engineering
214 / 6,787
Environmental Science
212 / 8,702
Computer Science
211 / 13,158
Physics
144 / 6,657
Art & Design
144 / 1,178
Chemistry
139 / 3,817
Sociology
132 / 3,768
History
129 / 128
Political Science
110 / 921
Economics
86 / 1,791
Business
68 / 1,221
Geology
63 / 2,336
Demography
55 / 2,242
Gender Studies
55 / 1,777
Social Psychology
53 / 3,690
Cognitive Science
53 / 2,883
Neuroscience
51 / 5,232
Classics and Ancient History
51 / 40
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
50 / 51
Child Psychology
47 / 3,063
Astrophysics and Astronomy
45 / 2,893
Materials Science
45 / 1,111
Philosophy
41 / 78
Art History
40 / 31
Literature
40 / 26
Law
37 / 831
Ecology
37 / 3,764
Structural Engineering
37 / 2,011
Development Studies
35 / 1,198
Political Economy
35 / 552
Hydrology and Water resources management
34 / 1,667
Creative Writing
31 / 148
Media Studies
31 / 8
Geography and Cartography
29 / 430
Surgery
26 / 538
Pathology
26 / 513

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 20 269
1992 24 303
1993 32 442
1994 26 587
1995 24 727
1996 23 922
1997 26 848
1998 37 961
1999 34 911
2000 37 1106
2001 44 1134
2002 59 1291
2003 57 1586
2004 49 1715
2005 53 1953
2006 37 2084
2007 61 2201
2008 50 2589
2009 54 3073
2010 70 3099
2011 85 3422
2012 70 3970
2013 63 3780
2014 80 4032
2015 76 4030
2016 79 3682
2017 87 3675
2018 84 3435
2019 87 3735
2020 111 4317
2021 123 4690

Barnard College alumni

  1. Lauren Graham

    Lauren Graham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producernovelistfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Lauren Helen Graham is an American actress and author. She is best known for her roles as Lorelai Gilmore on The WB/CW television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), for which she received nominations for Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and Satellite Awards, and as Sarah Braverman on the NBC television drama Parenthood (2010–2015).

  2. Martha Stewart

    Martha Stewart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    television presenterbloggerentrepreneurwriterbusinessperson
    Biography

    Martha Helen Stewart is an American retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality. As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising and e-commerce. She has written numerous bestselling books, is the publisher of Martha Stewart Living magazine and hosted two syndicated television programs: Martha Stewart Living, which ran from 1993 to 2004, and Martha, which ran from 2005 to 2012.

  3. Chelsea Peretti

    Chelsea Peretti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    comedianstand-up comediantelevision actorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Chelsea Vanessa Peretti is an American comedian, actress, television writer, singer and songwriter. She is best known for portraying Gina Linetti in the comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine and writing for Parks And Recreation and Saturday Night Live.

  4. Cynthia Nixon

    Cynthia Nixon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorchild actorstage actor
    Biography

    Cynthia Ellen Nixon is an American actress, activist and theatre director. For her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004), she won the 2004 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She reprised the role in the films Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010), as well as the television show And Just Like That… (2021–present). Her other film credits include Amadeus (1984), James White (2015), and playing Emily Dickinson in A Quiet Passion (2016).

General info

Founded 1889
Motto Hepomene toi logismoi
Following the Way of Reason
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 862
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 3009 Broadway
New York, New York, 10027-6598
United States
City population 8,399,000
Phone 2128545262
Fax +1 (212) 280 8986

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