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.
Time to Visit BardThis is one of the best times to visit Bard. You can view our campus tour schedule online and schedule a time to visit.
- Campus Tours: Click on the day you want to tour and schedule your time. There are some Saturday tours in October and November.
- Discovery Day Info Session and Tours (click on October 12 to see the day's listing): Expanded information sessions where you will hear about our truly unique, multidisciplinary curriculum, and so much more. It is also a time to ask YOUR questions!
- Admission Events: This is the time when Admission staff is also on the road. See where we will be hosting events. And find us on Bard on the Road!
- Immediate Decision Plan: This is a unique Early Application Process consisting of a daylong session on campus in which students participate in a seminar with Bard faculty and meet with an admission counselor. Reservation form is now online.
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