Accepted Students

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."

Language and Thinking Program

The Language and Thinking Program is an intensive introduction to the liberal arts and sciences attended by all incoming Bard students for three weeks in August of their first year.
Open House for Accepted Students

Open House for Accepted Students

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Open House is for Accepted Students and their families. Enjoy a day at Bard exploring our beautiful Annandale-on-Hudson campus, speaking with current students, meeting one-on-one with faculty, learning about the first year program and beyond, taking a campus tour, touring dorms and facilities, and so much more! The day begins at 9:00am with Check-In and ends at 4:00pm after the Forum with the President. Lunch will be served. List of the day's events to be posted in March!

Accepted Students can register nowlog-in to the registration form using your Bard Applicant Portal username (email address) and password. Registration is required.
Class of 2021 Facebook Group

Class of 2021 Facebook Group

The official Class of 2021 Facebook Group has launched. Join now!

First-Year Student Experience in Berlin

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Bard College deposited first-year students may apply to spend one or both semesters of their first year at Bard College Berlin, joining a close-knit, international community in the heart of the intellectual and artistic hub of Europe. Click to learn more about the program.


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25% off Spirit Wear

Shop Bard's bookstore and get 25% off on one item. Present this coupon at the bookstore or use code IFC25 when ordering online. Download. Download

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