Admission Overview

The Bard CEP seeks motivated candidates who have have demonstrated leadership potential, a commitment to environmental issues, and an aptitude for graduate study. We offers competitive fellowships, project assistantships, and campus employment opportunities to qualified students. Our students come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. Our selection committee considers academic performance and GRE scores, but also takes a close look at our applicants’ statement of purpose, general writing skills, relevant work experience, and faculty and employer evaluations.

COVID-19 Response: Bard CEP is adjusting admissions processes in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Please review our APPLYING page for changes to requirements for transcripts and GRE scores as well as a program for Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers.

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