Welcome to Bard High School Early College Manhattan

Since its founding in 2001, Bard High School Early College has offered New York City public school students an unparalleled educational opportunity. Through a partnership between Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, we make it possible for students to earn both a high school Regents diploma and an Associate’s Degree in four years—all at no cost to students or families.

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The Office of Admission at Manhattan is committed to recruiting highly motivated young adults from across the City of New York. We seek to admit those applicants who demonstrate maturity, intellectual curiosity, and a love of learning.

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525 E. Houston Street
New York, NY, 10002


212-995-8479 x2040
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A Message to the Bard Early College Community

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Bard Early College New Orleans Awards First Associate’s Degrees in Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremony

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DC Mayor announces investment in permanent building for Bard DC

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