Barnard College: Review & Facts

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Barnard College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,550 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1889 and is one of the 81 schools located in New York City, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
At Barnard College you can receive your bachelor's degree.

Barnard College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology, English and Literature, Biology, and Economics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
95%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at Barnard College is excellent at 95% (well above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Barnard College is great: 90%.

Student to faculty ratio at Barnard is good - 10:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$47,700
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $45,900 per year. The additional fees at Barnard not covered by tuition are around $1,800, which makes it a total of $47,700 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
20%
Hard
As reported in recent data, 6,655 applications were submitted and 1,306 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get admitted at this school.

This college might accept your advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Barnard College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,000
High
Barnard College provides 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. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Barnard College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,300 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- roughly $9,000 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Barnard. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Barnard College seems to be a very dangerous 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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