Barnard College

New York, NY

Barnard College

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$57,668

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
62%
600-699
35%
500-599
3%
700-800
62%
600-699
34%
500-599
4%
30-36
85%
24-29
14%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Extremely Selective

11%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,097
Declined 8,223
Total Received 9,320
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Private

2,631

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Barnard College, founded in 1889, is a private, liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University. Its four-acre campus is located in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,631
Established in 1889
Coeducational Women Only

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Four-acre, urban campus in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. School operates transportation to Columbia U Health Science Center campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia, Newark Liberty, John F. Kennedy

Barnard College
3009 Broadway
New York
10027

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Community Impact (community service)
  • Student Government Association
  • Take Back the Night
  • Student Activities Council
  • Musical Theater Society

Top Events

  • Midnight Breakfast
  • Founder's Day
  • Take Back the Night

Fun Facts

  • Every year, students at Barnard College are treated to Big Sub day, where they all chow down on 700+ feet of delicious submarine sandwich at 7:00 pm on the dot. Due to its massive size, students are given a guide to navigate the different fillings.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • gated campus with permanent security posts

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
91%
Top 1/4
99%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
62%
600-699
35%
500-599
3%
700-800
62%
600-699
34%
500-599
4%
30-36
85%
24-29
14%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes

Extremely Selective

11%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,097
Declined 8,223
Total Received 9,320

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

extracurricular activities
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

M W
Archery
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Fencing
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Sailing, Table tennis, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Science
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
French Language and Literature
French Studies
German Language and Literature
German Studies
History, General
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Slavic Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, General
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

2,631

total students

29%

in-state

71%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,631
students

Female
100%
2,631

Male
0%
0

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

2,584
students

Female
100%
2,584

Male
0%
0

2%

47
students

Female
100%
47

Male
0%
0

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 95%
Student 4 year graduation rate 84%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

98

Transfer students enrolled

4%

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

Fall: March 15

Transfer difficulty

Most difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

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

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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