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Barnard College Admissions

Barnard admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 15%. Students that get into Barnard have an average SAT score between 1270-1470 or an average ACT score of 29-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Barnard is January 1. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Barnard early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
15%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
35%
Total Applicants
7,071
SAT Range
1270-1470
SAT Reading
640-740
SAT Math
630-730
Students Submitting SAT
62%
ACT Range
29-33
ACT English
30-35
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
53%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$75
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
71%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.17 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.17 responses
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