|Applicant Competition||Very High|
Can I get into Barnard College? The school has a 20% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,306 out of 6,655 applicants were admitted making Barnard College a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Barnard College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 0% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||690|
|SAT Math 25th||640|
|SAT Composite 25th||1350|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||760|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1510|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Barnard College?
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1350 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1270. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1430 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1510 and Above||Good||>100%|
|1430 to 1510||Avg +||100%-100%|
|1350 to 1430||Avg -||100%-100%|
|1270 to 1350||Reach||100%-100%|
|Less than 1270||Low||<100%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||31|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||29|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Barnard College?
Admission data indicates that Barnard College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 29 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Barnard College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>100%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||100%-100%|
|29 to 30||Avg -||100%-100%|
|28 to 29||Reach||100%-100%|
|Less than 28||Low||<100%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Barnard College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Barnard College was 3.84 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Barnard College is a very selective school.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||21%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||1%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||?||?||0%|
What are the requirements for admission to Barnard College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189097 IPEDS survey data for Barnard College.