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Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   4
Foreign Language   4
Social Studies   4
History   4
Academic Electives    
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address PO Box 5000
City, State, Zip Annandale-on-Hudson, NY  12504
Phone (845) 758-7472
Fax  
E-mail admissions@bard.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered Yes
Early Decision Deadline November 1
Early Decision Notification Not reported
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 1
Early Action Notification January 1
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline January 1
Application Fee $50
Application Fee Waiver Available
Regular Admission Notification April 1
Accept Offer of Admission By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used Yes
Defer Admission Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X      
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Class Rank     X  
Recommendations X      
Essay X      
Interview     X  
Level of Applicant's Interest     X  
Extracurricular Activities X      
Volunteer Work   X    
Particular Talent/Ability X      
Character/Personal Qualities X      
First Generation to Attend College     X  
State Residency     X  
Geographic Residence     X  
Relation with Alumnus     X  
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment     X  
Ethnicity     X  
Work Experience   X    
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 56% of 5,181 applicants were admitted
   Women 58% of 3,367 applicants were admitted
   Men 54% of 1,814 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 508 (17%) of 2,912 admitted students enrolled
   Women 315 (16%) of 1,941 admitted students enrolled
   Men 193 (20%) of 971 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
75% of 44 applicants were admitted
Early Action
Admission Rate
82% of 1221 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 675
Students Accepting Wait List Position 154
Students Admitted From Wait List 10
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 550-670 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 Not reported
  Score of 600 - 700 Not reported
  Score of 500 - 600 Not reported
  Score of 400 - 500 Not reported
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
SAT Critical Reading 590-700 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 Not reported
  Score of 600 - 700 Not reported
  Score of 500 - 600 Not reported
  Score of 400 - 500 Not reported
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
SAT Writing Not reported
  Score of 700 - 800 Not reported
  Score of 600 - 700 Not reported
  Score of 500 - 600 Not reported
  Score of 400 - 500 Not reported
  Score of 300 - 400 Not reported
  Score of 200 - 300 Not reported
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA Not reported
3.75 and Above Not reported
3.50 - 3.74 Not reported
3.25 - 3.49 Not reported
3.00 - 3.24 Not reported
2.50 - 2.99 Not reported
2.00 - 2.49 Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite Not reported
  Score of 30 - 36 Not reported
  Score of 24 - 29 Not reported
  Score of 18 - 23 Not reported
  Score of 12 - 17 Not reported
  Score of 6 - 11 Not reported
  Score of 5 or Below Not reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 49%
Top quarter: 76%
Top half: 96%
Bottom half: 4%
National Merit Scholar Not reported
Valedictorian Not reported
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported