Required Materials for the Common Application
All applicants to the Bard undergraduate college who choose to apply by Common Application must include the following materials. Additional application materials are required for International
, and Homeschooled
NOTE: For Early Decision Applicants ONLY, please also include the Early Decision Agreement form, which is online via the Common Application website.
- Common Application
- Application fee ($50.00) or Fee Waiver
- Teacher recommendations: We prefer that one recommendation come from an English or humanities instructor, and one from a math or science instructor.
- Guidance Counselor recommendation and school report
- High School transcript (Include mid-year senior grades if available at the time you apply.)
Apply to Begin in Berlin
Bard College 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 below to learn more and express interest in joining the program. A student may express interest at any time, but is not eligible to apply until he or she receives an offer of admission from Bard College.