Tuition and Fees

Comprehensive Fees 2017–2018

Fees First-Year Students Returning Resident Returning Off-Campus
Tuition 1* $52,226 $52,226 $52,226
Room and Board 2 15,066 15,066 0
Campus facilities fee 0 0 342
Campus health services fee 3* 470 470 470
Student activity fee 210 210 210
Security deposit 4 225 0 0
ID card fee 4 5 0 0
Meal Charge for L&T 4 770 0 0
Meal Charge for Citizen Science 4 770 0 0
Citizen Science Materials fee 4 45 0 0
Total $69,787 $67,972 $53,248
  1. Students registering for more than 20 credits will be charged a fee of $1,632 for each additional credit.  Please note that all enrolled full-time students will be charged an optional Tuition Insurance plan at an additional cost of $634, which is charged in the Fall semester.  Students who elect to waive the tuition insurance, must submit a waiver form online so that the charge can be removed from the student's account.  Information regarding tuition insurance is available at the Office of Student Accounts.
  2. All resident students are required to take the meal plan.
  3. The campus health services fee, which provides access to the health and counseling center, is required for all enrolled students. Please note that all enrolled students are required to have health insurance coverage. A 12-month health insurance plan is available through Bard at an additional cost which is charged in the fall semester. Students who elect to have alternate private plans must submit proof of coverage for confirmation that, upon review, is equivalent to the plan offered through Bard. Information regarding health insurance is available at the Health Services Office.
  4. The Language and Thinking Workshop meals, security deposit, and student ID card fees are one-time only charges and are included in the June and July payments. The Citizen Science Workshop meals and materials fee are one-time only charges and are included in the November and December payments. All students taking the workshops are required to take the meal plan.

Contacting Bard Student Accounts

Bard College Office of Student Accounts
PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000
Phone: 845-758-7520
Fax: 845-758-7125
E-mail: sao@bard.edu