General Information About Bard College
Since its founding in 1860, Bard College has maintained a firm commitment to the liberal arts and sciences education along with a readiness to innovate that has enhanced the undergraduate experience with compatible intellectual and artistic ventures at its Hudson Valley campus and at affiliated institutions around the world. Bard seeks to provide a challenging academic program; a supportive environment that fosters a collaborative interchange of ideas in the classroom, studio, and laboratory, as well as the ambition to achieve excellence; and access to world-class scholarship and research.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Town: Fringe
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 5,510 Percent Admitted 33% Men Admitted 33% Women Admitted 33% Full Time Retention Rate 87%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,743 Native American 12.0 Asian 58.0 African American 68.0 Hispanic 82.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,892 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 290