How much does Bard College cost?

Bard College Cost of Attendance
In-state $52,906
Out-of-state $52,906
On-Campus Room and Board $15,066
Off-Campus Room and Board $10,000
Average Annual Cost $29,356
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Bard College Financial Aid and Debt

81%

Students paying down their debt

$26,194

Typical Total Student Debt

$271

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 66% $36,504
Federal Grants 21% $5,077
Pell grants 21% $4,458
Other federal grants 16% $722
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 12% $3,513
Institutional grants or scholarships 61% $35,464
Student loan aid 48% $7,349
Federal student loans 48% $7,546
Other student loans 4% $22,818

Bard College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 138 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 144 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 153 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 194 Up to $750
Take a challenging class 288 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 261 Up to $1,120
Visit a college campus 267 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 134 Up to $6,000
Do community service 264 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Bard College Admissions

What is Bard College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 56%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions of applicants
SAT Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions of applicants
Composite Score

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Bard College Campus Life

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

191

Forbes Ranking

69%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

78%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2101
Living on campus
Transfer Students 18%
Under Age 25 42%
Gender Balance
Women
58%
Men
42%

Student Diversity

66%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
57.26%
Unknown
25.18%
Black or African American
7.47%
Asian
6.24%
Hispanic or Latino
3.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.71%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Bard College Graduation Success

86%

First Year Student Retention

69%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$35,900

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Bard College

Address

Annandale Road
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Fringe Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify