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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$75,112
Tuition and Fees
$56,036
Room and Board
$15,876
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$2,100
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@bard.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
February 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002671
Free
State Aid Form  
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
367 (73.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
352 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
352 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
88 (30.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$50,874
Need-Based Gift
Received by 343 (96.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $47,022
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 288 (89.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,666
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
7 (1.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $33,601

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,328 (69.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,272 (95.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,272 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
279 (25.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$48,432
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,224 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $44,444
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,035 (86.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,962
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
34 (1.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,252

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,726
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
13
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,694

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