Barnard Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Barnard College is ranked 5th in Liberal Arts Colleges, 3rd in New York Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Barnard College by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($57,668) is very expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (12%) is very lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,430 SAT, 33 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (2,562) is relatively small.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (69 programs).
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Liberal Arts Colleges
#5 in Liberal Arts Colleges
New York Colleges
#3 in New York Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Barnard are $57,668 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College $57,668

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

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

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

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

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Barnard is 12% and it is very lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 12%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

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

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Barnard is 58% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 58%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

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

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

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

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Barnard is 1,430 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 1,430

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 1,206

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Barnard is 33 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 33

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 77

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Barnard is 92% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 92%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

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

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

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

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Barnard is 6% and it is very lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 6%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

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

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

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

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Barnard is 95% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 95%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

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

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Student Population

The total student population at Barnard is 2,562 and its population relatively small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 2,562

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

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

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

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

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Barnard is $41,886 which is 72.63% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College $41,886

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

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

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

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

Student to Faculty Ratio

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

Barnard College 9 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

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

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

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

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Number of Programs

Barnard offers 69 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Barnard College 69

All U.S. Colleges 37

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

4-Years or High Colleges 58

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

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