Bard College

Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,036
Graduate Enrollment: 420
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Fringe (in urban cluster up to 10 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 59.92%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 12.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.6% (2011)
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 84.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 79.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 76.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 72.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 50.0%
Black: 11.0%
Hispanic: 13.0%
Asian: 3.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 6.5%
Non-resident alien: 10.9%
Unknown race: 5.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $75,997
In-State tuition: $57,968
Out-of-State tuition: $57,968

Estimated books and supplies: $1,100 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,760 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,800 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,000 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,800 (2022)

Average Family Income: $87,907 (2017)
Median Family Income: $62,890 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 40.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,254 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $257 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $15,443
$30k-48k $13,194
$48k-75k $23,241
$75k-110k $20,974
$110k+ $37,369

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 57%
6-year graduation rate: 71%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 88.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,254 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $12,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $18,865 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 79.6% (2015)
@3 year 83.9% (2017)
@5 year 89.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 67.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 57.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $20,608 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $33,195 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Music. 16
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 74 $27,000 $280 $36,588 ($3,049)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 150 $24,747 $245 $22,918 ($1,910)
Master's Degree Economics. 12
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 109 $27,000 $286 $18,283 ($1,524)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 12
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 29 $244 $46,730 ($3,894)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. 65 $26,861 $276 $18,548 ($1,546)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 61
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 29 $466 $44,034 ($3,670)
Master's Degree Music. 24 $546 $29,969 ($2,497)
Master's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, Other. 36
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 22 $586 $75,274 ($6,273)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $106,452
Full time faculty: 59%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 9.0

School's endowment start of year: $133,919,943 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $162,390,807 (2022)