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Study at Barnard College in New York

Barnard College is a private women’s college of liberal arts located in New York, United States. It was established in the year 1889. The college campus spreads across an area of 4 acres. Barnard College awards a number of bachelor and master degrees in more than 50 Course Topics. The college also provides off-campus opportunities and double and joint degree programs. The institution s Student enrolment consists of national as well as international students from over 45 states in the U. S. and 35 countries around the world.

Barnard College’s athletics department fields more than 12 women s sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and Ivy League. Their official mascot is Millie, the dancing Barnard Bear. The teams participate in sports such as cross country, basketball, softball, track and field, and field hockey.

Profile of Barnard College

Students attend Barnard College in New York, NY, a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Barnard College degrees go up to the Bachelor s degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Barnard College is known for its programs in mathematics, drama and performing arts, fine arts, and liberal arts.

Barnard College Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that Barnard College only let in 29% of those who applied in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 640. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 620 and 700.

Faculty

Barnard College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Barnard College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student enrolment

There are 2,346 students at the school . A very high share of students at Barnard College are female.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Barnard College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Barnard College values student athletics, and belongs to the Ivy Group.

Barnard College Programs and Degrees
General Category

Degrees

Most Common Majors

Liberal Arts353English, economics, political science, history, American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, urban studies, . . .
Therapy and Counseling75psychology
Fine Arts37art history and criticism
Science34biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, environmental biology, astrophysics, astronomy
Medicine23neuroscience
Mathematics17mathematics and statistics, mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics
Drama and Performing Arts15drama, dance
Photography and Commercial Art10film studies
Architecture and Planning10architecture
Conservation and Resource Management9 environmental science, environmental studies
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy, religion
Music6music
Art Studies 0visual and performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science

Contact: Barnard College

Barnard College

3009 Broadway

New York, NY 10027-6598

General Phone: (212) 854-5262

http://www.barnard.edu



Contact: Barnard College

Barnard College

3009 Broadway

New York, NY 10027-6598

General Phone: (212) 854-5262

http://www.barnard.edu