Admission

Admission

First-Year Experience in Berlin

Learn more about how students can spend one or both semesters of their first year at Bard's newest global campus at Bard College Berlin!

Profiles

Faculty: Myra Young Armstead

Myra Young Armstead

Myra Young Armstead is a professor of history at Bard College and a faculty member of Bard’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program. She specializes in U.S. social history, with emphasis on urban and African American history. Armstead is the recipient of Danforth-Compton, Josephine de Kármán, University of Chicago Trustees, and New York State African-American Research Institute fellowships; and the Frederick Douglass Award from the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (Sullivan County, New York, chapter).
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Applying Options

Regular Admission

Candidates apply by January 1. Notification by 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.

The Bard Entrance Examination

Examination available on June 2. Candidates apply by November 1. Notification by end of December.

Early Decision

Early Decision candidates for whom Bard is the top choice may opt to use the binding Early Decision process by November 1 for notification by end of December. Please also fill out the Early Decision Agreement from, which is available online via the Common Application website.

Immediate Decision Plan

The Immediate Decision Plan (IDP) accelerates the admission process during a daylong session on campus in which students participate in a seminar with Bard faculty and meet with an admission counselor. The admission committee mails decisions the following workday.

Early Action

Highly qualified candidates who are certain that Bard is their top choice are encouraged to apply by November 1. Applicants will be notified by end of December. Please clearly indicate your intent to apply Early Action on the application.

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