Admissions Announcements

Announcements for the Upcoming 2020-2021 Application Cycle

Our world is changing rapidly. Check back often on this page to get the latest information about applying to and visiting Barnard.

Sign up for our live online information sessions, learn about academics, residential life, extracurriculars, and more through our virtual campus tours, and watch our pre-recorded information session to learn about the admissions and financial aid processes at Barnard.

Barnard has implemented a test-optional policy for students applying for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 admission. Visit our FAQ page to learn more about this temporary policy change.

We know you may have some questions about how to apply to Barnard in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit this page to get up-to-date information about how to prepare your application and put your best foot forward for the Admissions Committee.

Interviews have gone virtual! Prospective first-year applicants seeking Fall 2021 admission are welcome to schedule an optional admissions interview. We look forward to getting to know you beyond your application and answering your questions about Barnard.