Bard College

Annandale On Hudson, NY

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Bard College

Bard College

Bard College Student Essentials

Bard College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Raptors
Nickname: Bard
Website: www.bard.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $44,798
Out-of-State Tuition: $44,798
Retention Rate: 86%
Enrollment: 3,267
Year Established: 1860

About Bard College

For well over 100 years, Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, has offered a progressive education that combines intellectual rigor with creative pursuits, civic involvement and unique interdisciplinary opportunities.

In their first semesters at Bard, all students undertake theme-based courses that examine a particular idea through the lens of various disciplines. Students then undertake a major area of study, which could be chosen from some of the following:

  • Art History
  • Film and Video Production
  • Physics
  • Religious Studies

Additional Interdivisional majors allow students to focus on a topic from the perspective of different disciplines.

Graduate degrees also feature Interdisciplinary studies, such as the MFA, which combines such artistic disciplines as:

  • Music
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Writing

Civic involvement is a large part of the Bard experience, and includes student internships and community involvement in a variety of capacities.

Bard’s college life features a strong creative arts component. Bard’s Performing Arts Center, for example, attracts world-class dance, music and theatre performers and attracts audiences from throughout the greater Hudson Valley region.

Undergraduate admissions takes various factors into account, including GPA (usually 3.5 or higher), high school courses taken, recommendation letters, extracurricular activities and the admissions essay. SAT scores are optional.

Bard has a number of financial aid options. Students in the music and science programs may apply for a full tuition scholarship, which covers all four years of school. A limited number of additional scholarships are awarded to first-generation students with a strong academic record.

Additionally, students may apply for need-based aid like Pell grants and work-study. Federal loans may be used supplement other types of aid.

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Bard College Map & Location

Bard College
Annandale Road
Annandale On Hudson, NY 12504


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Getting Around Bard College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Annandale On Hudson, NY

Winter
Dec
39
23
Jan
34
16
Feb
38
19
Spring
Mar
48
27
Apr
62
37
May
73
47
Summer
Jun
81
57
Jul
85
61
Aug
82
60
Fall
Sep
74
53
Oct
63
41
Nov
51
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,925
Freshman Class 537
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,267

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 65%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 16%
Latino 6%
African American 6%
Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 6%
Unknown and Other 16%

Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 10%
Domestic 90%

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