Fisher Center
Fisher Center

Undergraduate Program

The Application Process

1. Applicants must submit an Online Application to Bard Conservatory by January 1. Note that all forms and prescreening audio or video materials are uploaded online through the online application located at the website called "slideroom".

2. Applicants must submit the online Common Application or the Bard Entrance Examination to Bard College by January 1.

3. All applicants must submit a Financial Aid application to Bard College to be considered for need-based or merit-based aid. The application deadline is February 15.

NOTE: If you are an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, these are the 2 Financial Aid forms that we need: International Student Financial Aid Form and Certification of Finances 

3. Prescreening results will be emailed to applicants by the end of January.

4. Live auditions (by invitation only) will take place the in February and the first week of March.

5. Admissions decisions will be sent by April 1.

6. Admitted students must respond to admission offers by May 1.

Sample Résumé

We created this sample to help you format your résumé before uploading it to SlideRoom as part of your conservatory application.  ...MORE >