A Letter from the President —
"Please accept my congratulations on your acceptance to Bard College," writes Bard president Leon Botstein. "I want to welcome you into a college community that cherishes the life of the mind but also seeks to link the spirit of inquiry to public service and engagement with life in society."
Language and Thinking Program
The Language and Thinking Program is an intensive introduction to the liberal arts and sciences attended by all incoming Bard students for three weeks in August of their first year.
Important Message from Bard
In light of President Trump’s recent executive order, we write to assure you that Bard College will do everything in its power to support and protect students in all phases of their educational journeys without regard to immigration status.
Open House for Accepted Students
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Open House is for Accepted Students and their families. Enjoy a day at Bard exploring our beautiful Annandale-on-Hudson campus, speaking with current students, meeting one-on-one with faculty, learning about the first year program and beyond, taking a campus tour, touring dorms and facilities, and so much more! The day begins at 9:00 am with Check-In and ends at 4:00 pm after the Forum with the President. Lunch will be served. List of the day's events to be posted in March!
Accepted students can register
now—log-in to the registration form using your Bard Applicant Portal username (email address) and password. Registration is required.
First-Year Student Experience in Berlin
Bard College deposited first-year students
may apply to spend their first year at Bard College Berlin, joining a close-knit, international community in the heart of the intellectual and artistic hub of Europe.
Deposited first-year students can express their interest in being considered for spending their first year in Berlin by clicking here
. You will sign in to this form using your Bard Applicant Portal login.
Decision notifications will be released to all Begin in Berlin applicants by mid-May.
Class of 2023 Facebook Group
Join the official Class of 2023 Facebook Group!
This group is run by Bard Admission and is for accepted students. We can answer your questions while also connecting you to your new classmates.
Take a look at Bard Admission Instagram!
25% off Spirit Wear
Shop Bard's bookstore and get 25% off on one item. Present this coupon at the bookstore or use code IFC25 when ordering online. Download