Bard College

Bard Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Bard College? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at Bard. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Bard Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bard College?

Bard total enrollment is approximately 2,289 students.

1,901 are undergraduates and 304 are graduate students.

Bard Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bard undergraduate population is made up of 61% women, and 39% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bard Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,010
International 268
Hispanic 211
Unknown 132
Black or African American 110
Multi-Ethnic 90
Asian 76
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bard Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 56% of full-time grad students are women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bard Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 116
International 69
Unknown 54
Multi-Ethnic 27
Hispanic 17
Asian 11
Black or African American 9
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bard achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #264 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  264 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  92.51 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Bard Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Bard is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bard is ranked 1,599 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1599 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  57.82 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does Bard offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

Bard Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,156
International 353
Hispanic 232
Unknown 217
Black or African American 120
Multi-Ethnic 119
Asian 87
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bard College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 744
Asian 44
Black or African American 43
Multi-Ethnic 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Bard ranks 1,512 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1512 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  60.12 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,376 female students and 913 male students at Bard.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bard is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.86 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 510 female teachers and 442 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
66.9% Out of State
12.06% Out of the Country

Bard ranks 167 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

66.9% of Bard students come from out of state, and 12.06% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  92 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 144
California 52
Massachusetts 39
New Jersey 33
Connecticut 21

International Students at Bard

Students from 69 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Canada, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
72.61% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  65.34 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bard, 72.61% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 850
20-21 815
22-24 264
25-29 183
30-34 55
35 and over 41
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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