Undergraduate Admission

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You love to learn. You've always asked the difficult questions.

Now you wonder where college can take you. If you're ready to refine your talents and find what inspires you, then you've come to the right place. Explore Bard's rich academic tradition and vibrant campus life. Think beyond what is known to seek what is possible.Discover Bard. 

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Experience Bard

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Admission Events (scroll down)

There are many ways to experience Bard. Browse our website, follow us on Instagram, or come visit campus. You can also talk with a current student (call our office at 845-758-7472 or email your question). There are other ways to connect with us: 
  • Discovery Day is on Monday, October 9 (Columbus Day). There will be student-led campus tours (including a dorm walk-through), as well as a panel of representatives from the College who will speak to you about Bard and answer your questions. Click here and scroll down to Discovery Day for more information and for a registration link. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. 
  • Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, October 11. An Admission Counselor will lead a discussion with current students. You can also submit your questions. Pick a time that works for you: 10:00 am EDT OR 7:00 pm EDT. Each webinar is an hour long and will focus on the first-year experience: what it's like to live and learn at Bard.
Register now for the 10:00 am EDT webinar OR register now for the 7:00 pm EDT webinar
  • Visit Bard on the Road to see if one of our admission counselors will be in your area.