Liberal Arts Colleges
#98 in Liberal Arts Colleges
New York Colleges
#54 in New York Colleges

Overview

Bard College is ranked 98th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 54th in New York Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Bard College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $56,036.
  • The acceptance rate (65%) is average.
  • It has relatively small number of students of 2,207.
  • It offers limited area of study (16 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Bard are $56,036 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College $56,036

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York $27,722

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Bard are $37,484 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College $37,484

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York $23,572

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Bard is 65% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 65%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 68%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Bard is 15% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 15%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 43%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Bard is 77% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 77%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Bard is 14% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 14%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 25%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 28%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Bard is 85% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 85%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 78%

Student Population

The total student population at Bard is 2,207 and its population relatively small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 2,207

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 2,948

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Bard is $40,383 which is 72.07% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College $40,383

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York $17,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Bard is 9 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 9 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 13 to 1

Number of Programs

Bard offers 16 programs and it means limited area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Bard College 16

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York 46