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Bard College Admissions

Bard admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 65%. The regular admissions application deadline for Bard is January 1. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 1, and the early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
65%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
5,141
SAT Range
SAT Reading
SAT Math
Students Submitting SAT
ACT Range
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
72%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.18 responses
Poll
78%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.18 responses