Barnard College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Barnard College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,505 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1889 and is one of the 83 schools located in New York City, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
At Barnard College you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Barnard College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
97%
The rate of student retention at Barnard College is excellent at 97% (well above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Barnard is good: 10:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,600
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $41,900 a year. The additional fees at Barnard College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,700, which comes to a total of $43,600 per year.

Read the details about Barnard 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
23%
According to recent data, 5,440 applications were submitted and 1,226 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Barnard in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,200
Barnard College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Barnard College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C-
Barnard College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,300 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $8,200 per year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Barnard College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Barnard College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Barnard College Location and Maps



Post Address: Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York City, New York 10027-6598, USA
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