Barnard College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in New York, New York, which is a predominantly urban area. Over two thousand students enroll at Barnard College annually.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- English Language And Literature
- Social Sciences
- Visual And Performing Arts
Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Most students admitted to Barnard College have an SAT score in a range of 1898 - 2190, or an ACT composite score in a range of 28 - 32. Only 25 percent of applicants are admitted to the school due to the high volume of applicants for the limited enrollment spots. More information regarding admissions can be found at barnard.edu.
The cost of tuition is nearly $46,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their cost of attendance. On-campus housing is available for students and costs about $8,800 for the year. Some students at Barnard College may qualify for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Barnard College "Bears" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA.
To see a full list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.barnard.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Barnard College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Barnard College is around 2,500 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $46,000-$55,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,500-$1,800 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||56%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||48%||$39,328|
|Receiving Student Loans||38%||$4,889|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Barnard College may offer services to students like:
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Barnard College has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||82%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||6%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dance Program
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation (since 1982)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Barnard College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Barnard College.
- CUNY City College in New York, NY (1 miles away)
- CUNY Bernard M Baruch College in New York, NY (5 miles away)
- CUNY Queens College in Queens, NY (9 miles away)
- New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ (11 miles away)
- CUNY York College in Jamaica, NY (12 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Barnard College for official up-to-date information.