Barnard is on a 4-acre campus in an urban setting in New York, New York, not far from New York City. Barnard has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Barnard has sororities but not fraternities.
Barnard has a thriving Community Impact (community service). In fact, more students participate in Community Impact (community service) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Barnard include Student Government Association, Take Back the Night, Student Activities Council and Musical Theater Society
Barnard students' favorite campus events are Midnight Breakfast, Founders Day, and Take Back the Night.
Barnard offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Barnard students live off campus. In 2021, 100% of undergrads at Barnard lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 0% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Barnard.
Barnard offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Barnard College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Barnard campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Barnard offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Barnard has gated campus with permanent security posts.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Barnard, take Henry Hudson Parkway to New York, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to LaGuardia, Newark Liberty, John F. Kennedy airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Barnard's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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