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You can earn a $65 application fee waiver by attending
any of the following admission events:

  • New York City Open Houses: 
    , 150 Broadway, New York, NY 10038
    12/7/16: Fall Open House: RSVP here.
    2/15/17: Winter Open House: RSVP here.
  • Hudson Valley Open Houses: Bard College 
    30 Campus Road Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
    12/3/16: Winter Open House: RSVP here

Upcoming Webinars featuring CEP's Director + Admissions Staff for Fall 2017 admission:

October 26, 2016 March 8, 2017     
November 16, 2016 April 12, 2017
January 11, 2017 May 10, 2017
February 8, 2017
Email: codonnel@bard.edu for more info.

The Faculty

Students discuss some of the benefits of working with the faculty at Bard CEP.


Applicants must have successfully completed (earning a B- or better) courses in math and science prior to matriculation. Students lacking any of the prerequisite courses are still encouraged to apply for admission. 

Dual Degrees

Dual Degrees
Student can earn an M.S. in environmental policy or climate science and policy from Bard CEP as well as another degree from one of our partner institutions. Students pursuing a dual degree must apply to and be accepted by both programs.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees
Students looking for a private, liberal arts education in the Northeast will find that Bard CEP offers competitively priced M.S. programs compared to many of its top competitors. Tuition is reduced in the second year while students are on their internships.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid
Bard CEP offers generous financial assistance in the form of fellowships, project assistantships, campus employment, and loans. Financial aid is awarded each year on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, and available funding.