Early College New Orleans

Early College New Orleans

A Jump Start on College

Early College New Orleans

Bard Early College in New Orleans (BECNO) engages bright, intellectually curious students through a tuition-free, immersive liberal arts curriculum. By promoting authentic and supportive undergraduate opportunities, BECNO faculty and staff prepare students of all academic backgrounds for further college success. BECNO runs a half-day college campus in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, enrolling over 100 students from public high schools across New Orleans. BECNO campuses are among the most rigorous and inclusive early colleges in the country. In the 2018-19 school year, students enrolled in our full-day, degree-granting program will have the opportunity to earn a Bard College Associate in the Arts degree.
Our School
Bard Early College in New Orleans engages bright, intellectually curious students through a tuition-free, immersive liberal arts curriculum. By promoting authentic and supportive undergraduate opportunities, BECNO faculty and staff prepare students of all academic backgrounds for...
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Admission
Bard Early College seeks students who are intellectually motivated, curious, and eager for a challenge. BECNO’s unique application process is designed to identify and select applicants based on these qualities, irrespective of a young person's...
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