Private 4 Year

Bard College Demographics & Diversity

Annandale-On-Hudson, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bard College are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bard College students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 10%
Race Unknown 11%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Bard College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bard College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Bard College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Bard College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,133
Women 1,458

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Bard College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 65% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bard College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 35%
Out of State 54%
Foreign 11%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,301 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.6%
Part time Undergrads 2.2%

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