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Rating

Private

Type

2,542

Students

$55,566

Tuition

65%

Acceptance

#211

Ranking

Fringe Town

Campus Setting

Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Annandale Road, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Bard College is a small private liberal arts college located in Annandale-On-Hudson, NY ranked 296thin the US. It has a total of 2,096 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 64.76% acceptance rate. Bard College offers 17 different majors and is best known for its social sciences, biological and physical sciences, and fine art programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 36th respectively). With a tuition cost of $55,566 per year, Bard College is exceptionally expensive. 69.35% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $39,700 per year, which is 4% less than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$56,036/Year
Above Average

Bard College

$56,036

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$74,712/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$31,627/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

65%Acceptance
Less Selective

Bard College

65%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

15%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Application Fee

$50

Students

2,096Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

486

Part-Time

0
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
26% Social Sciences, General19% Fine/Studio Arts, General13% Biological and Physical Sciences43% Others

26% Social Sciences, General

19% Fine/Studio Arts, General

13% Biological and Physical Sciences

43% Others

Social Sciences, General

26%

150 Graduates

Fine/Studio Arts, General

19%

109 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

13%

74 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Letters, Other

11%

65 Graduates

Music Performance, General

7%

40 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

6%

36 Graduates

Art History, Criticism and Conservation

6%

34 Graduates

Secondary Education and Teaching

5%

29 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

339,384

Academic Spend per Student

$35,915

Full-time Retention Rate

84%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$28,800/Year

Bard College

$28,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$28,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$39,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

69%