Accepted Students

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A Letter from the President — 
"Please accept my congratulations on your acceptance to Bard College," writes Bard president Leon Botstein. "I want to welcome you into a college community that cherishes the life of the mind but also seeks to link the spirit of inquiry to public service and engagement with life in society."

Residence Life at Bard

The Bard campus offers more than 40 student residences that embrace a wide range of architectural characteristics, social styles, and sizes. All have Internet access, social rooms, kitchens, and laundries, and many boast beautiful views of the Catskill Mountains to the west. Most residence halls are coed, and roughly one-third of the rooms are singles. All first-year and sophomore Bard students are guaranteed housing and required to live on campus. New transfers students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Important Message from Bard 

In light of President Trump’s recent executive order, we write to assure you that Bard College will do everything in its power to support and protect students in all phases of their educational journeys without regard to immigration status.
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First-Year Student Experience in Berlin

Bard College deposited first-year students may apply to spend their first year at Bard College Berlin, joining a close-knit, international community in the heart of the intellectual and artistic hub of Europe. 

Deposited first-year students can express their interest in being considered for spending their first year in Berlin by clicking here. You will sign in to this form using your Bard Applicant Portal login. Decision notifications will be released to all Begin in Berlin applicants by mid-May. 



Class of 2022 Facebook Group

The official Class of 2022 Facebook Group!



Admission Instagram

Take a look at Bard Admission Instagram! 



Bard's Bookstore

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