Barnard College

Barnard College

3009 Broadway, New York, United States
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  • Total Documents
    418
  • Class Notes
    372
  • Textbook Notes
    23
  • Study Guides
    23
  • Currently Enrolled
    254
  • Previously Enrolled
    654

Overview of Barnard College (Barnard College)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,604
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:2,604 (100.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (Barnard College)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Barnard College is most difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3009 Broadway
City, State, Zip
New York, NY  10027-6598
Phone
(212) 854-2014
Fax
(212) 854-6220
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other
Common Application with Barnard Supplement required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
15% of 7,716 applicants were admitted
Women
15% of 7,716 applicants were admitted
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
603 (51%) of 1,190 admitted students enrolled
Women
603 (51%) of 1,190 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
4.00
375 And Above
75%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
0%
2.50 - 2.99
0%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
690 average |650-740 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
53%
• Score 600 - 700
37%
• Score 500 - 600
9%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
704 average |660-760 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
64%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
7%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
31 average |30-33 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
77%
• Score 24 - 29
22%
• Score 18 - 23
1%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Barnard College)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $52,662 (73.87839847366797%)
  • Room & Board: - $16,100 (22.586347184422436%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,150 (1.613310513173031%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,370 (1.9219438287365673%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Barnard College accepts prepayment plan, installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification Date
On or about March 31
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002708
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
309 (51.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
231 (74.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
231 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
224 (97.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$50,619
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 224 (97.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $46,022
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 231 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,597
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,124 (43.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
994 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
994 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
978 (98.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$50,194
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 978 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,984
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 994 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,210
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,276
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,332

Academics & Instruction (Barnard College)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


226

Part-Time Faculty


137

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


58%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
165
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Barnard College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


95.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


87.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


91.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


93.0%

Programs & Majors (Barnard College)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • History, General
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Slavic Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Psychology, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


Engineering, international affairs, public administration with Columbia University; music with The Juilliard School; religion with Jewish Theological Seminary; music with Manhattan School of Music; law; dentistry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life (Barnard College)

Location & Geography

Population


8,244,910

Nearest Metropolitan Area


4 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


91% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


9%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lions
School Colors
Columbia blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, soccer, squash, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Barnard College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national sororities, community impact (community service), student government association, take back the night, student activities council, musical theater society

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


No, women only

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,574

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,604
Women
2,604
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 16.2% Asian
  • 6.6% Black/African-American
  • 13.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 57.2% White
  • 0.3% Unknown

International Students


9.1% from 66 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (Barnard College)