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Bard College Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$29,356/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,568/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,159/ year
  • $49-75k
    $29,038/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,685/ year
  • $110k+
    $43,829/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$51,384/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$51,384/ year
Average Housing Costs
$14,540/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$7,024/ year
Books & Supplies
$950/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
Yes

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
48%
Average Loan Amount
$7,349/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
66%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$39,613/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    21%
  • State Grant Aid
    12%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    61%
  • Pell Grant
    21%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $5,077
  • State Grant Aid
    $3,513
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $35,464
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,609
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 51 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    49%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    25%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    2%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    12%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    12%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
B+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
56%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.16 responses
Graduation Rate
78%
National
49%
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