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Study Abroad Process for Bard Students

Study Abroad Process for Bard Students

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Contact Us

Bard students considering study abroad, contact Study Abroad Adviser Trish Fleming at fleming@bard.edu or 845-758-7080.

All other students, please contact:
studyabroad@bard.edu.


Eligibility

Bard students* must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and must have successfully moderated in order to be eligible to study abroad. 

*Transfer students: at least half of your total credits must be earned in Annandale in order to earn a Bard College degree (which might affect your ability to spend a full semester abroad). Check with the registrar to determine your status.

Where to Start

Contact study abroad adviser Trish Fleming at fleming@bard.edu or 845-758-7080 to schedule an advising appointment. All students who wish to study abroad must meet with the study abroad adviser and submit a Petition for Study Abroad (PSA).

Find Your Program

As a Bard student you have many study abroad options:

Financial Aid

Bard financial assistance only transfers to Bard students participating in a Bard Abroad program or exchange. Students should consult with the Office of Financial Aid to determine the exact terms and conditions of their aid package. 

Students participating in a study abroad program through another U.S. or foreign institution will not receive any Bard-based aid. However, state and federal funding—such as TAP, Pell, Perkins and Stafford Loans—may be transferable. Students should also inquire directly with the sponsoring institution about the availability of aid.

Credit Transfer

In order to receive credit for study abroad programs you must have your courses approved by Bard before departure. Bard students automatically receive credit for work completed abroad on Bard programs. Bard only awards credit for academic courses. It does not award credit for experiential or preprofessional learning. Bard will only transfer credit for courses in which students have received a grade of C or better. Bard does not accept credit for courses taken on a pass/fail basis from non-Bard programs. 

Students on non-Bard programs should request their transcript be sent directly from the sponsoring institution to: 

Office of the Registrar
Bard College
PO Box 5000, 30 Campus Road
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504