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Barnard Academics

Barnard College requires at least 122 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Around 90% of students who started college at Barnard graduate within six years. Barnard offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Barnard?

Barnard has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Barnard.

Majors at Barnard

When choosing a major, Barnard students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Barnard below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major .

Does Barnard Offer Learning Disability Services?

Barnard offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Barnard Have An Online Program?

Barnard does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Barnard Offer AP Credit?

Barnard offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Barnard Have An Honor's Program?

Barnard does not offer an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Barnard Require Internships?

Barnard does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Barnard Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Architecture
Architectural History and Criticism, General
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
European Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Russian Studies
Slavic Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Spanish and Iberian Studies
Women's Studies
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Linguistics
Comparative Literature
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Biophysics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Physiology
Environmental Biology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Chemistry, General
Chemical Physics
Physics, General
Psychology, General
International Policy Analysis
Anthropology
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,744

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

14%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$57,481

Out-of-State

$57,481

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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