65%

Acceptance Rate

$44,163

Avg.Financial Aid

002671

FAFSA Code

About Bard College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,207

Website

www.bard.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

There is a private university in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY called Bard College. The university covers an area of 1,000 acres. Bard College was founded in the year 1860. Bard College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Dabo tibi coronam vitae (Latin) and its official colors are red and white. Out of total 2,293 students enrolled at BC, 1,938 belong to undergraduate courses while 355 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 257 faculty. Around 97% of the students are 24 and under at Bard College. At BC around 53% are white, 14% are Non-resident alien, and 11% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 61% of the students are females and 39% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Chevy Chase (Comedian, Television producer), Adrian Grenier (Television producer, Musician), Mia Farrow (Model, Actor), and Larry Hagman (Television director, Television producer) in its 160 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, BC offers around 48 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). $267 million is the total value of endowment of the Bard College.

Location & Contact

Address

Annandale Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8457586822
Fax: 8457587036
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Bard College at the 230th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Bard College is easy as the university takes in a few number of students. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Bard College, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at Annandale Road, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York 12504-5000. They can also call them at (845) 758-6822.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,475

Average Annual Cost

$54,210

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$470

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,488

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,600

Total One Year Cost

$72,768

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to BC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $71,799 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($56,036), books and supplies ($1,100), room and boarding ($15,876), and budget for other expenses ($1,725) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$657

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Social Sciences, General

155 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

125 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Let...

97 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

69 Graduates

Music

11 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,882

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

7% Unknown

6% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

14% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

56%

Out Of State

27%

In State

17%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$78,302 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Raptors

School Colors

black and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

29

Sports Club

8

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,876 per year. Bard College offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The college has enrolled around 39% male and 61% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$26,899

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$44,163

Students Receiving Federal Grants

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,060

Students Receiving State Aid

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,108

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$42,305

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$54,533

$30K - $48K

$48,997

$48K - $75K

$49,073

$75K - $110K

$44,312

> $110K

$30,133

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$841,311

The financial aid department of Bard College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Bard College is around $43,130 and the federal grant is $5,495. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,830, while the institutional aid is $43,130. At BC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $841,311 per year.

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