Bard College: Review & Facts

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Bard College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,345 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1860 and is the only college located in Annandale-On-Hudson, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Bard College will give you the option to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Bard College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Art, Social Work, English and Literature, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
86%
The student retention rate at Bard College is high at 86% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bard College is good: 78%. Nearly 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bard College is good: 10:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,900
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $44,200 a year. The additional fees at Bard College not covered by tuition are around $700; which comes to a total of $44,900 a year.

Read the details about Bard College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
35%
As reported in recent government data, 5,410 applications were submitted and 1,902 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Bard College is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $73.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Bard College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (845) 758-6822 or check Bard College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Bard College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bard College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Bard College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, nearly $6,400 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Bard College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bard College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bard College, Annandale Road, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York 12504-5000, USA
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