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Bard College

Annandale-On-Hudson, NY http://www.bard.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$78,900
% of students who get any grants
76%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$26,900
Average price for low-income students
$19,330

Admissions

Acceptance rate
57%
Median SAT/ACT score
NA/NA
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
1,840

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
97%
% of need met
86%
% of students who get merit grants
2%
Average merit grant
$25,310

Student Success

Graduation rate
72%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$25,910
Early career earnings
$43,440
% earning more than a high school grad
52%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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