Welcome Prospective Parents!We appreciate that you have an interest in your student’s college search and so we have collected here for you some of the most commonly requested information about Bard College. Among the information you will find are quick links to the common curriculum, student affairs, and residence life. Parent Testimonials and Ask a Parent offer the parent perspective, while FAQs provide concise answers.
As you research what Bard has to offer, we understand there will be times when it is preferable to speak directly with us. Please do not hesitate to call Admissions directly - we are always delighted to make time for you!
Janet Stetson '81
Senior Associate Director of Admission
Coordinator of Parent/Faculty/Alumni/ae Relations
Admissions 845 758-7472
Meet Bard College President Leon Botstein at Santa Monica Public Library
Thursday, September 8, 2016 Join Bard College President Leon Botstein for an evening of conversation about Bard College, one of the nation’s leading liberal arts and sciences colleges. President Botstein will discuss Bard’s distinctive curriculum, civic engagement and study abroad opportunities, the arts, athletics, student life, advantages of studying sciences in a liberal arts school, and much more. The evening will be a Q & A format.
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Students, families, and high school counselors welcome!
Questions? Please e-mail Janet Stetson, Associate VP for Admission, at email@example.com (Scroll down for more details.)
Free and open to the public.
Santa Monica Public Library
601 Santa Monica Blvd.
COMMUNITY ROOM, 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401
The library's underground PARKING structure can be accessed from 7th Street between Santa Monica Boulevard and Arizona Avenue.
Structure of the CurriculumThe pillars of the Bard education are the structure of the first year, including First-Year Seminar; the program- and concentration-based approach to study; Moderation; the concept of distribution by modes of thought; and the Senior Project.
Ask a Student
- Bard President Leon Botstein: Why the Next U.S. President Should Forgive All Student Loans
- The Professor Has a Past: Justus Rosenberg Tells the Story of Rescuing Refugees During WWII
- Dance Professor Leah Cox's Trajectory from Performer to Educator
- President Botstein Discusses New SAT on Good Day New York
- Bard College Completes $18M Purchase of Montgomery Place
- Chalmette High Senior is Awarded Posse Scholarship to Attend Bard College