BHSEC Baltimore


The Office of Admission at Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore is committed to recruiting motivated young adults from across Baltimore City. We seek to admit applicants who demonstrate intellectual curiosity, maturity, and a love of learning. 

For more information, contact Jenna Kadota, Admissions Coordinator, at

Admissions Process

BHSEC Baltimore admits students through a qualitative application process that includes an interview and a writing assessment. BHSEC Baltimore seeks students who demonstrate academic ambition and intellectual curiosity. BHSEC Baltimore will hold admissions open houses throughout the 2017-18 academic year for the upcoming school year, during which students and families will have the opportunity to learn about the school and the admissions process. This year, we are recruiting a 125 student 9th grade class and a select number of transfer students into grades other than ninth.

The open house will include presentations from our principal, students, and faculty, along with a Q&A, a student writing assessment, and signup for interviews at a later date
The final Open House for the 2018/19 school year will be held on July 12th at 5pm.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Bard College

Bard College is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational programs and equal employment without regard to an individual's sex, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, ex-offender status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Students, employees, applicants, and other members of Bard College community (including, but not limited to, vendors, visitors, and guests) shall not be subject to discrimination or harassment prohibited by law or otherwise treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.