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- ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY
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A private college for the public good, Bard College seeks to inspire curiosity, a love of learning, idealism, and a commitment to the link between higher education and civic participation.
From our first-year components—Language and Thinking, Citizen Science, and First-Year Seminar—to the Senior Project, Bard's unique curriculum combines rigor and flexibility. Students take ownership of their education while immersing themselves in dynamic programs of study and engaging with their peers and the community at large. Working in small classes and collaborating with a world-class faculty, Bard students are active participants in their educational and co-curricular experiences. Students are connected both to New York City and to our global Bard Network network of programs, including the chance to "Begin in Berlin," and work with the Bard Prison Initiative. The College enables students to engage the world from state of the art facilities on our stunning 1,000 acre Hudson Valley campus.
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- Social Science Research Methods157 Graduates
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- Liberal Arts and Humanities55 Graduates
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International BA and Study Away with Bard
Bard College has long been known as an innovator and risk-taker in the field of higher education. The College’s international education programs are built upon meaningful partnerships. Our groundbreaking study away programs offer students the opportunity to go beyond the traditional study abroad experience. Students immerse themselves within environments while pursuing a Bard College education.
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- curious and capable6%
- Special Snowflake4%
- Home away from home12%