Building on a 160-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the works, and to meet broader student needs. Approximately 1,900 undergraduates study in Annandale-on-Hudson. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders. Bard College is not a single self-contained campus in New York, we have campuses and partnerships all over the world including programs in Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Germany, Austria and on the West Bank, to name a few. These Bard programs are rooted in civic engagement and social justice and invite students to act, not just think, when it comes to creating positive change in the world. Total enrollment for the Bard Network is now close to 6,000 students.
Bard College is a private, nonprofit institution in the rural area of Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Bard College was founded in 1860. The college enrolls around 2,272 students per year, including 1,852 undergraduates.
It is moderately difficult to get into Bard College. Bard College admitted 60% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 5,161 students applied to Bard College and 3,096 were admitted.
|Bard College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||60%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||89%|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA Offered but % not available|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||12%|
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Bard College is locatedin Annandale-on-Hudson, New York,.
If you want to see Bard College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway to Annandale-on-Hudson, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Stewart International.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bard College is Jan 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bard College is Mar 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Bard College is like? There are approximately 2,272 students enrolled at Bard College, including 1,852 undergraduate students and 420 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time.
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