Applying to Bard
What are the application options?Using the Common Application, candidates may apply to Bard through Regular Admission, Early Action, Early Decision, or through the Immediate Decision Plan. Candidates may also choose to apply using the Bard Entrance Examination, an online essay application.
Early Application OptionsApply by
Early application options are open to domestic students, and to international students who are not applying for financial aid. Notification of acceptance occurs by the end of December, and earlier for IDP candidates. (For more specific information, see below: "How will you be applying?") Following are Bard's Early Application Options:
Regular Admission OptionApply by
Regular admission is open to domestic and international students. Notification of acceptance occurs by the end of March. Candidates who are placed on the wait list are invited to submit supplemental information. Those who are not offered admission are usually required to wait a full academic year before reapplying. (For more specific information, see below: "How will you be applying?")
- Apply for Regular Admission using the Common Application