Bard College

country rank  314
world rank  919

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University Overview

Established in 1860, Bard College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Annandale-on-Hudson (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Bard College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. Bard College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 159 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1860
Motto Dabo tibi coronam vitae
I shall give thee the crown of life (Revelation 2:10)
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Annandale Road
Annandale-on-Hudson (population range: 2,500-9,999)
12504-5000 New York
United States
T +1 (845) 758 6822
F +1 (845) 758 4294

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 30 Campus Road, PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson 12504-5000
+1 (845) 758 7472

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican The Episcopal Church -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bard College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019