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Thanks for stopping by admissions! 

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

New York City Open Houses: Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway, New York, NY 10013 

(Click on the dates to register)

November 12, 2015: 6:00-8:00pm
February 10, 2016: 6:00-8:00pm
April 27, 2016: 6:00-8:00pm

Hudson Valley Open Houses: Bard College 30 Campus Road Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

November 7, 2015: 11:00-2:00pm
March 5, 201611:00-2:00pm

Email: codonnel@bard.edu to register for the webinars.

Upcoming Webinars hosted by current faculty, students and admission staff for Fall 2016 admission (first tuesday of each month 7-8pm):

10/6: Jennifer Phillips
11/3: Monique Segarra
12/1: Caroline Ramaley
  1/5: Eban Goodstein (Power Dialog)
  2/2: Robyn Smyth
  3/1: Gautam Sethi

Webinar Link: http://bard.adobeconnect.com/gpswebinar/

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.