Fisher Center

Advanced Performance Studies

Fees and Expenses

For the 2012–13 academic year tuition, fees and expenses were as follows:

Tuition: $25,000 per year
Health Insurance: $1,402*
Bard Health Services Fee: $452**
Dormitory Housing: $6,742.00***

**Health Insurance is mandatory for all students who do not have their own insurance policy; proof of insurance must be submitted to Student Health Services in order to waive this fee. Please note that this health insurance plan is mandatory for international applicants.
** This fee is mandatory for all Bard students.
***For more information about accommodations on and off campus for graduate students please click here.

2012–2013 Bard College Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan
Bard College offers student health insurance via Allen J. Flood Companies. Graduate students considering enrolling in the new Bard College Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan (“Bard plan” or “Bard insurance”) should read through the brochure carefully to make certain it will adequately meet their needs. Copies of the plan brochure and claim forms, information on claim procedures, and links to provider networks can be accessed from the plan administrator’s website at www.ajfusa.com/students.

For students enrolling at Bard for the 2012–2013 academic year, the 12-month health insurance plan costs $1,402 and covers up to $100,000 per sickness or injury. This premium is charged in full at the beginning of the academic year. Once enrolled, students are committed for the full year; there is no opportunity to opt out of the plan until the following year. In addition, students on campus during the academic year will be charged a mandatory Bard Health Services fee of $452.

Fees for both the Bard insurance and the on-campus health services (if applicable) will automatically be billed to students’ accounts. The student insurance fee will be credited to a student’s account upon waiver approval.

All international graduate students are automatically enrolled in the Bard plan; there is no waiver option. The health services fee cannot be waived.

A more detailed information pack will be supplied to incoming students. Please contact Health Services at 845-748-7077 or via e-mail at healthservice@bard.edu with any questions.
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