Barnard College

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School Overview

Barnard College is a four-year private undergraduate liberal arts college for women. It belongs to the Seven Sisters, an association of seven women’s liberal arts colleges. It was founded in 1889 and has very close relations with Columbia University. In fact, Barnard College advertises itself as “Barnard College of Columbia University”, even though technically it is an independent institution.

Currently, the college has a total annual enrollment of about 2,300 students and is staffed by a faculty of 370. Barnard offers four-year bachelor’s degree programs in various academic fields and disciplines including cultural studies, performing arts, biology, engineering, computer science, English and foreign languages.

General Information

Admission Office

3009 Broadway

New York, NY 10027-6598

(212) 854-2014

Fax: (212) 854-6220

Contact: Jennifer Fondiller

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

3009 Broadway

New York, NY 10027

(212) 854-5262

Total undergrads: 2,359

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 567

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,359


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 28%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural History/Criticism B
Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
European Studies B
French Studies B
German Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Slavic Studies B
Spanish/Iberian Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biophysics B
Environmental Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Greek, Modern B
Italian B
Latin B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B


History – General B


Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Ancient Studies/Civilization B
Biopsychology B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Astrophysics B
Chemical Physics B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Barnard College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (212) 854-5262
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027-6598
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,631
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 93%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,631 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $57,668
Out-of-state Tuition: $57,668
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 51%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $48,128

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Barnard College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Barnard College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 5
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 5
Psychology 2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 7
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Grand total 69

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Barnard College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $57,668
Out-of-state $57,668
Books and supplies $1,150

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 310 51%
Grant or scholarship aid 266 44% $48,128
Student loan aid 184 31% $6,169

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,162 44% $46,027
Federal student loans 681 26% $4,978

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Barnard College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Barnard College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,320 6 9,314
Percent admitted 100% 0% 12%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 0% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Barnard College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,631
Undergraduate enrollment 2,631
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Barnard College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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