Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$56,036

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,181
Declined 1,731
Total Received 4,912
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Private

1,954

undergraduate students

331

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 2,285
Established in 1860
Coeducational Coeducational

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: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Stewart International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
40%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
94%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,181
Declined 1,731
Total Received 4,912

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Important

volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,495

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $55,566
Room & board $15,876
Additional fees $470
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $900
Total $73,912
Average Financial Aid - $5,495
Total with Avg. Aid $68,417
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Rugby, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Rugby, Softball, Squash, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Arabic Language and Literature
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
French Studies
German Language and Literature
German Studies
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International/Global Studies
Irish Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Italian Studies
Japanese Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish and Iberian Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,285

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

1,954
students

Female
60%
1,182

Male
40%
772

14%

331
students

Female
58%
191

Male
42%
140

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,899
students

Female
61%
1,152

Male
39%
747

3%

55
students

Female
55%
30

Male
45%
25

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Student Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 64%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

53

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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