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Barnard College

New York, NY


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    4-year • Private
  • Campus Life
    Medium • Urban
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Barnard College is a medium, 4-year, private liberal arts college. This all women college is located in a large city in an urban setting and is primarily a residential campus. It offers bachelor's degrees.

From the Institution

Founded in 1889, Barnard College is a small, highly selective liberal arts college for women in New York City affiliated with Columbia University. The student body of 3000 is made up of a diverse and close-knit community. Students study with leading scholars who serve as dedicated, accessible mentors and teachers in small, intimate classes. Barnard engages in a unique partnership with Columbia University, situated directly across the street. Students have access to additional course offerings, extracurricular activities, NCAA Division I Ivy League athletic competition and a fully co-ed social life. The location on the upper west side of Manhattan grants students access to thousands of internship opportunities in addition to unparalleled cultural, intellectual and social resources. Barnard's diverse student body includes residents from nearly every state and more than 50 countries worldwide. Over 40 percent of the current first year class identifies as students of color, and 20 percent of the entering class comes from non-college backgrounds.

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February 15
Financial Aid Application Due

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