14%

Acceptance Rate

$44,419

Avg.Financial Aid

002708

FAFSA Code

About Barnard College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,562

Website

www.barnard.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

Barnard College is a private university located in New York, NY. It was in 1889 when the Barnard College was founded. The motto of the Barnard College is Hepomene toi logismoi (Greek) and its official colors are blue and white. Taking into account all the courses offered at Barnard College, the total enrolment stands at 2,631. The school has a total of 354 (2019) academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. There are around 100% of the students who are females and 0% are males at Barnard College. At BC, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. In its 131 years of existence, BC has produced several known personalities like Joan Rivers (Talk show host, Comedian), Cynthia Nixon (Actor, Voice acting), Martha Stewart (Business magnate, Publisher), and Shari Lewis (Film Producer, Screenwriter). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At BC, 43 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education), and NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance). Barnard College has around $363 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

3009 Broadway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2128542003
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Barnard College has been ranked at the 50th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college 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.

1st Jan

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

14%

SAT Range

1330 - 1500

ACT Range

30 - 33

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to BC is difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $75, as part of the admission process at BC. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1340-1520 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 31 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Barnard College is 32. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027-6598, or call (212) 854-5262.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$26,681

Average Annual Cost

$53,252

Books And Supplies

$1,150

Other Fees

$1,780

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

$17,225

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,370

Total One Year Cost

$74,777

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 $78,044 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($57,668), books and supplies ($1,150), room and boarding ($17,856), and budget for other expenses ($1,370). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor'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.

95%

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

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,932

Faculty Overview

38%

Male Professors

62%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

82 Graduates

Economics

76 Graduates

Political Science and Government

57 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

51 Graduates

Area Studies

41 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

30 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

30 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

29 Graduates

History

23 Graduates

Anthropology

18 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

18 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

17 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

16 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

16 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

16 Graduates

Sociology

15 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

14 Graduates

Architecture

12 Graduates

Biology, General

12 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

11 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

10 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

Mathematics and Statistics, Other

10 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

8 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Dance

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Statistics

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

6 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

5 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

5 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

3 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

3 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

3 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

1 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,562

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

17%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

N/A

US National: 44%

Female

100%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

51% White

0% Unknown

6% Black

12% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

10% Non Resident alien

15% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

62%

Out Of State

26%

In State

12%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$75,897 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

91%

Averege Housing Cost

$10,435/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,790/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,790/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Fencing

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Archery

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by BC. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $17,856 per year. The students at Barnard College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,790 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 0% male and 100% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$57,900/year

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

$0$100,000

$15,538

$21,000

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.

$161 - 218

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.

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$44,419

Students Receiving Federal Grants

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,112

Students Receiving State Aid

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,545

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$43,160

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$59,210

$30K - $48K

$61,531

$48K - $75K

$55,879

$75K - $110K

$48,092

> $110K

$27,025

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$47,565,932

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,618,866

The financial aid department of Barnard 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 federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,486, whereas the financial aid is $46,872. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,849, while the institutional aid is $46,872. At BC, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $47,565,932 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $1,618,866.

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