Barnard College

country rank  460
world rank  1287

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University Overview

Established in 1889, Barnard College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Barnard College is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women only higher education institution. Barnard College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1889
Motto Hepomene toi logismoi
Following the Way of Reason
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 3009 Broadway
New York City (population range: over 5,000,000)
10027-6598 New York
United States
T +1 (212) 854 5262
F +1 (212) 280 8986

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 3009 Broadway
New York City 10027
+1 (212) 854 2014

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Barnard College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • National Association of Schools of Dance NASD-Commission on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Columbia University
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020