Bard College, established in
1860, is a private college of liberal arts, and is situated in
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. The campus of the college is spread across an
area of 600 acres. Bard College awards bachelorís degrees in over 40 academic
fields. Masterís degrees are also offered in a number of subjects. Students can
also choose from dual-degree programs that are offered by Bard College. The
college is organized into the following academic divisions:
Division of Languages and Literature
Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing
Division of Social Studies
Division of The Arts
Bard College s athletics department fields more than 10 men s and women s
sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association
(NCAA) Division III and are nicknamed the Raptors.
Profile of Bard College
Bard College is in Annandale-On-Hudson, NY.
Annandale-On-Hudson is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is
a private, not-for-profit institution. Bard College issues awards (degrees) up
to the level of Doctoral degree.
Fields of study in
vogue at the school include drama and performing arts, fine arts, and liberal
Bard College Selectivity
Not all applicants to Bard College
are accepted. Just 27% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at the school. People
seek out Bard College, and many students are from other states.
The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most
successful professors at Bard College are given tenure, encouraging them
to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff
is well compensated compared to other schools.
Approximately 2,297 students study at Bard College .
Very few students at the school attend part-time. Bard College offers
a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its
students. Students at Bard College can take advantage of the school s meal
plans. Students participate in Independent Northeast Region athletics.
Bard College Programs and Degrees
Most Common Majors
liberal arts and sciences, social services,
English language and literature, interdisciplinary studies