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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 1310-1500 or an average ACT score of 30-33. 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
7,716
SAT Range
1310-1500
SAT Reading
660-760
SAT Math
650-740
Students Submitting SAT
50%
ACT Range
30-33
ACT English
32-35
ACT Math
27-32
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
62%

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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
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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