Barnard College: Admission & Tests

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Barnard College LogoHere is a quick review of Barnard College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Barnard College admission requirements are very strong, in 2013/14 the school accepted only 23 percent of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Barnard generally will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$55
Barnard College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Barnard College is $55.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Aptitude Test is a very important element of the application process. 79% of applicants at Barnard submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 610 to 760 on Critical Reading, from 600 to 740 on Math, and from 630 to 790 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got above 710 in SAT Critical Reading, 700 in SAT Math, and 740 in SAT Writing, that good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
560
680
710

SAT Math
550
670
700

SAT Writing
580
710
740

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is common element of the application at Barnard College. 37 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 27 to 32 on Composite, from 28 to 36 on English, and from 24 to 32 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 31 in ACT Composite, 33 in ACT English, and 30 in ACT Math - this will be good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
25
30
31

ACT English
26
32
33

ACT Math
22
28
30

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(212)
854-5262
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Barnard College, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (212) 854-5262 or check Barnard College Website

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