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Bard Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at Bard? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. See how Bard College fared in our <nil> diversity report.

Bard Student Population

2,465 Total Students
1,793 Undergraduates
301 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Bard College?

Bard total enrollment is approximately 2,465 students. 1,793 are undergraduates and 301 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.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bard Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 939
Hispanic 242
International 195
Black or African American 153
Multi-Ethnic 102
Unknown 96
Asian 65
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bard Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 58% of full-time grad students are women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bard Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 171
International 60
Hispanic 23
Asian 18
Multi-Ethnic 14
Black or African American 10
Unknown 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Bard Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,172
International 353
Hispanic 298
Black or African American 241
Unknown 174
Multi-Ethnic 133
Asian 91
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bard College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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Bard Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,416 female students and 1,049 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

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.


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%.

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


*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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