#5 Best Private Colleges in New York

Barnard College

New York, New York

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Student Population
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Location New York, New York
Online barnard.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in New York, New York, Barnard College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,320 prospective students applied, and 1,097 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 632 enrolled in the school.  2,519 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 43 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $55,781 plus fees of $1,887. Barnard is ranked 29 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Barnard is rated within the top 6% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1340/1520
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.84
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Barnard College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$1,887
Room and Board $17,856
Budget for Other Expenses$1,370
Total One Year Cost$78,044

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
92% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Barnard College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 27%
English and Literature 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 11%
Psychology 11%
Ethnic Studies 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189097 IPEDS survey data for Barnard College.

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