November 10, 2015
President Botstein Reflects on the Admission ProcessBard College President Leon Botstein addresses prospective students at the close of the Early Action/Early Decision season. As you review colleges and consider your options, you may be asking what makes Bard different. Watch president Botstein offer his thoughts on applying for colleges, the character of the Bard community, and why learning here is "a matter of joy and enthusiasm."
Arts at BardBard offers the best of both worlds: a traditional liberal arts college with exceptional programs in the fine and performing arts. In small classes taught by notable faculty, students work closely with top professionals in their fields. Learn More
(Soundtrack by So Percussion, artists-in-residence at Bard)
Math and Science at Bard CollegeThe liberal arts education at Bard prepares students to excel in changing fields in the sciences and mathematics. Faculty work closely with small classes, giving students the opportunity to contribute to advanced research. Learn More
Residence LifeResidence life at Bard College is the heart of the campus community. With dormitories ranging in design, size, and social style, students find a home in Annandale.
Language & ThinkingThe 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.
Citizen ScienceCitizen Science is an innovative program for all first-year students at Bard College. Through three weeks of intensive study during January intersession, students develop a core understanding of both the conduct and the content of science.
Bard College Berlin: New Student PerspectivesBard College students have the opportunity to spend one or both semesters of their first year studying at Bard College Berlin. Learn more about this unique humanities curriculum and cultural immersion program in Berlin.
Bard WorksBard Works is a career-oriented professional development program for juniors and seniors at Bard College that prepares them for success in the workplace.
- Trustee Leader Scholars
- Bard College Debate Union
- Why I Chose Bard
- Global Affairs in New York City
- Neil Gaiman at Bard College
- Bard Music Festival
- Opera at Bard
- Study Abroad: Saim Saeed '13
- Live Arts Bard
- Bard Prison Initiative
- Bard College Farm
- Bard Conservatory of Music
- Transformation and Inspiration
- Greater China Tour
- Education for the Common Good