Overall Barnard College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1260 - 1450
- ACT Scores: 29 - 32
- Average GPA: 3.9
How Hard Is It to Get into Barnard College
Applicant Selectivity: Highly Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Barnard is considered highly selective. Many accepted applicants score in the top-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Barnard College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in NY
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Early Decision applicants must apply by November 1 and agree to exclusivity in their applications. All other applications are due by January 1. First year applicants must apply via the Common Application and submit a written essay, high school and college transcripts, standardized test scores and evaluations from a guidance counselor and teachers who taught the applicant in core academic subjects.
Supplemental application materials such as portfolios for art students can be submitted but may not be reviewed by Admissions during high-volume periods.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||640 - 730|
|Math||620 - 720|
|Total Score:||1260 - 1450|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||31 - 35|
|Math||26 - 31|
|Composite Score:||29 - 32|