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Barnard College

New York, NY

National Liberal Arts Colleges

Barnard College is a private women’s liberal arts institution that was founded in 1889. It is located in New York, New York on four urban acres on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Barnard College has a partnership with Columbia University, which is right across the street. Barnard women can take classes and join organizations (including sports teams) at Columbia.

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Quick Facts

3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

2013-2014 Tuition

$44,790 Tuition and Fees


2504 undergraduate students
0% male / 100% female


January 1 application deadline
22.6% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1889

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Linguistics, Comparative Literature, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Natural Resources/Conservation, General, Biopsychology, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Architecture, Astronomy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Russian Studies, Women's Studies, Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, History, General

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, German Language and Literature, Modern Greek Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature/Letters, Biology, General, Mathematics, Statistics, Environmental Science, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Architecture, Physical Sciences, Astronomy, Chemistry, Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, History

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,504
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,466
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 38
Percent of female undergraduates: 100%
Percent of international undergraduates: 7%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, personal, psychological
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: archery, basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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