"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."
Bard's Virtual Admitted Students Day
Bard will have a virtual Admitted Students day on Saturday, April 10, 2021!
All admitted students will be automatically registered for the virtual event. As we get closer to April, students will be sent an email with the link and login information to access Bard's Virtual Admitted Students Day. Students can share their login credentials with anyone interested in participating in Admitted Students Day.
Why Choose Bard?
Why choose Bard College? The unique and rigorous curriculum, stunning campus, and close relationships with faculty are a few of the reasons our students decided to make Bard their home.
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.
Virtual Event Recordings
Below are the recordings of virtual events: Bard's president in conversation with faculty; faculty readings; students, parents, and alumni/ae series!
Explore the offices below or visit our Campus Life pages to learn about the system of academic and extracurricular support at Bard.