|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||13%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,481 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bard College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,181 applications and 2,912 students were granted admission. Bard College is at the #54 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bard College's tuition was $50,704 for all students regardless of residency (89.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 66% of Bard College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 21% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,609 (which is 4.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bard College in 2016-2017, was 217, which is 48% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,700 (which is 3.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bard College has enrolled a total of 2,304 students (2,214 students full-time and 90 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,304 students, 57 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 1,970 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 334 for graduates studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 17%
Non-resident alien: 12%
Black/African American: 7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Two or more races: 0%
Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at Bard College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Visual And Performing Arts||36%||105|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||16%||46|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||11%||32|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bard College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Bard College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,500. Last year, out of the total 420 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 370 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 391 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 336 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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