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Bard College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

58.2%
Admission Difficulty for Bard College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Bard College? The school has a 58% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,865 out of 4,922 applicants were admitted making Bard College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Bard College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Bard College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Bard College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Estimated Average SAT N/A

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Bard College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Bard College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Estimated Average ACT N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Bard College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bard College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Bard College accepts 58% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School Class Rank

58% of Bard College freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bard College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 58%
Top 25% of class 92%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Bard College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,123 1,799 4,922
Accepted 1,862 1,003 2,865
Acceptance Rate 60% 56% 58%
Enrolled 280 190 470
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 19% 16%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bard College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Bard College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bard College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189088 IPEDS survey data for Bard College.