First-Year and Transfer Applicants
For first-year and transfer students applying to Bard, need-based financial aid is available from the College, as well as from public and private sources. To apply for financial aid submit all the forms below by the deadline. Please note that applications for financial aid will not be processed until all required documents are received.
Requirements for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Bard requires that all students seeking financial aid complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This must be submitted in order to receive any type of financial assistance. More on FAFSA
- CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE: All students requesting aid must fill out the College Scholarship Service (CSS)/Financial Aid PROFILE. This form must be submitted in order to receive any financial aid from Bard College. More about CSS