BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jumpstart on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

BARD EARLY COLLEGES
BARD EARLY COLLEGES

A Jump Start on College

Bard Early Colleges

The Bard Early Colleges are founded on the belief that many high-school-age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education. The Bard Early Colleges provide adolescents with a rigorous, credit-bearing, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades.

Bard Early Colleges by the Numbers

44%
First-generation college students
68%
Students who are low income (qualifying for Pell Grants)
9
Bard Early Colleges across five states
Over 90%
Six-year BA degree graduation rate
2,818
AA degrees awarded since 2003
83%
Associate’s degree attainment rate
97%
High school graduation rate with at least one year of college credit
2,850
Total enrollment across seven campuses