Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$56,036

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,830
Declined 2,139
Total Received 4,969
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Private

2,482

undergraduate students

433

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bard College, founded in 1860, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Annandale-on-Hudson, 90 miles north of New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,915
Established in 1860
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,000-acre campus in Annandale-on-Hudson (Red Hook population: 11,220), 60 miles from Albany and 90 miles from New York City; branch campuses in New York City; Cambridge and Great Barrington, MA; and abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia; East Jerusalem, Israel; and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Major airports serve New York City (95 miles); smaller airports serve Albany and Newburgh (60 miles); bus serves Kingston (10 miles); train serves Rhinecliff (six miles). School operates transportation to local towns and to train station. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Bard College
30 Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
12504

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
41%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,830
Declined 2,139
Total Received 4,969

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$42,111

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $55,566
Housing & Food $16,272
Additional fees $470
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $73,408
Average Financial Aid - $42,111
Total with Avg. Aid $31,297

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,479,620
State $887,568
Institutional $50,033,392
Other external $823,230
Total $54,223,810

Non-need-based

Federal
State $8,165
Institutional $789,920
Other external $43,226
Total $841,311

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 845 758-7525
F: 845 758-9654
finaid@bard.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Squash yes yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, Bollywood dance, Brazilian dance, Capoeira, circus training, climbing, contradance, cycling, dance, dodgeball, fencing, golf, hiking, kickball, kickboxing, KPop dance, Latin dance, Samba dance, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, step team, squash, Tango, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Liberty League, ECAC, College Squash Association, United Volleyball Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. yes
Environmental Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Africana Studies
  2. Literature
  3. Film/electronic Arts

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,915

total students

35%

in-state

65%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,482
students

Female
57%
1,412

Male
43%
1,070

15%

433
students

Female
57%
248

Male
43%
185

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

2,377
students

Female
58%
1,377

Male
42%
1,000

4%

105
students

Female
33%
35

Male
67%
70

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Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
Greece
Hungary
India
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

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