About Bard

Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.

Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.

Where in the world is Bard?

Working to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035

Forging connections between liberal education and democracy

Undergraduate Students

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Our Campuses

Bard's historic main campus is located along the Hudson River in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. This rural setting is home to Bard's undergraduate program and many Bard institutes. But the College's initiatives reach far beyond Annandale. Campuses in New York City, Boston, California, Germany, and Russia bring Bard's mission to the world. From urban settings to rural, from programs at small institutes to large universities, Bard is a global institution for the 21st century.

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Gifts to Bard College build the endowment, enable significant capital improvement projects, support scholarships, and strengthen the annual operations of the College.

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