Facts & Stats

The Barnard Community

Location: New York, NY USA
4 acres in Morningside Heights

Admissions (Class of 2027 - Entered Fall 2023)
11,804 Applicants
920 Admits
712 Enrolling

Enrollment (Fall 2022)
706 first-year students (full-time and part-time)
3,126 undergraduate students (excluding study abroad)

  47% students of color
  13% international students
  16% first in their families to attend college
  16% recipients of Pell grants

In 2022, U.S. students came from 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 51 foreign countries. International students came from 58 countries.

96% returning as sophomores after first-year (cohort entering Fall 2021)


Class of 2023
755 Degrees conferred
  37% in STEM
  92% first-years graduate within six years (cohort entering Fall 2016)

Top majors by department:
  Neuroscience & Behavior
  Political Science

91% employed or attending graduate/professional school six months after graduation (Class of 2022)

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Barnard is a top producer of Fulbright scholars and graduates join a network of more than 40,000 alumnae

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Barnard's faculty (scholars dedicated to teaching) are tenured at Barnard College and Columbia University.
278 Full-Time Faculty (as of Fall 2022)

   64% women
   10:1 student-to-faculty ratio
   71% of classes have 19 or fewer students

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