Barnard College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$60,478
4.75% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,009
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.365%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
8.79%
12,009 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,442
89.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
91.6%
542 Graduates

About

Barnard College is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Barnard College were Other Research & Experimental Psychology (76 degrees awarded), Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (71 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (70 degrees).

In 2021, 676 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Barnard College. 100% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 0% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (406 degrees), 3.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Barnard College is $60,478, which is $32,148 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Barnard College is $60,478, which is $32,148 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,009.

In 2022, 41% of undergraduate students attending Barnard College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$60,478
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Barnard College was $60,478. The cost of tuition at Barnard College is $32,148 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$26,009
2022 Value
8.31%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Barnard College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,009. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Barnard College grew by 8.31%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,486
Room and Board
$1,150
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Barnard College was of $18,486 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.53% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,150. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Barnard College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.89% with respect to 2021, when 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.365%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Barnard College was 0.365%, which represents 1 out of the 274 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Barnard College received 12,009 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 15.5% annual growth. Out of those 12,009 applicants, 1,056 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 8.79% acceptance rate.

There were 3,442 students enrolled at Barnard College in 2022. 30% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Barnard College has an overall enrollment yield of 66%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

8.79%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,056
Accepted Out of 12,009

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Barnard College was 8.79% (1,056 admissions from 12,009 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 11.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 15.5%, while admissions declined by −11.4%..

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SAT Scores

30%
Submission Percentage (2022)
210
Scores Submitted (2022)

30% of enrolled first-time students at Barnard College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Barnard College had a total enrollment of 3,442 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Barnard College is 3,091 students and the part-time enrollment is 351. This means that 89.8% of students enrolled at Barnard College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Barnard College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.5% White, 18.1% Asian, 13.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.83% Two or More Races, 5.23% Black or African American, and 0.0581% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Barnard College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.4%), followed by Asian Female (20.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Barnard College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,442 students. The full-time enrollment at Barnard College is 3,091 and the part-time enrollment is 351. This means that 89.8% of students enrolled at Barnard College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

96%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Barnard College was 96%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Barnard College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,152 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    623 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    454 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Barnard College is 33.5% White, 18.1% Asian, 13.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.83% Two or More Races, 5.23% Black or African American, and 0.0581% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 373 students (10.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 676 more women than men received degrees from Barnard College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Barnard College is white (406 degrees awarded). There were 3.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Barnard College is Other Research & Experimental Psychology (76 degrees awarded), followed by Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (71 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (70 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Barnard College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (41 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (250 degrees), and English (60 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Barnard College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (502,614 people), Other managers (391,986 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (352,380 people), Postsecondary teachers (265,644 people), and Secondary school teachers (219,299 people).

The most specialized majors at Barnard College in 2022 are History (41 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (250 degrees), English (60 degrees), Language & Linguistics (20 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Barnard College are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Barnard College are History (41 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (250 degrees), English (60 degrees), Language & Linguistics (20 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Barnard College are Elementary & secondary schools (834,044 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (565,774 people), Legal services (408,718 people), Computer Systems Design (320,177 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (237,368 people).

The most specialized majors at Barnard College are History (41 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (250 degrees), English (60 degrees), Language & Linguistics (20 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (79 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Barnard College.

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Barnard College was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

0
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
676
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 0 degrees were awarded to men at Barnard College, which is 0 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (676).

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Barnard College in Other Research & Experimental Psychology. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

85%
100% Completion Time
90%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 85% of students graduating from Barnard College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 90% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 91% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Barnard College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.185% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    406 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Barnard College is white (406 degrees awarded). There were 3.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (108 degrees).

0.823% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    406 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    108 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Barnard College is white female (406 degrees awarded). There were 3.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (108 degrees).

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Operations

Barnard College has an endowment valued at nearly $448M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−0.855%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Barnard College had a total salary expenditure of 206M. Barnard College employs 102 Professors, 68 Instructors and 49 Assistant professors. Most academics at Barnard College are Female Professor (60), Female Instructor (48), and Male Professor (42).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Barnard College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 141 employees, Service, with 134 employees, and Management with 115 employees.

Endowment

$448M
2022 Endowment
2.81%
decline from 2021

Barnard College has an endowment valued at about $448M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Barnard College declined 2.81% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $398M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$85.1M
2022 Salaries
10.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Barnard College paid a median of $85.1M in salaries, which represents 41.3% of their overall expenditure ($206M) and a 10.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37M
Instructional Salaries
278
Number of Employees

In 2022, Barnard College paid a total of $37M to 278 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
102 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
141 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Barnard College were Professor with 102 employees, Instructor with 68 employees, and Assistant professor with 49 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Barnard College were Office and Administrative Support with 141 employees, Service with 134 employees, and Management with 115 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Barnard College was Female Professor with 60 employees, Female Instructor with 48 employees, and Male Professor with 42 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Barnard College.

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