Barnard College
#124 Overall Influence#65 Desirability Rank

Barnard College

Private women's liberal arts college in the United States

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,897

Acceptance

14%

Graduation Rate

91%

Median SAT Score

1415

Median ACT Score

31

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$53,252

Fees (in-state)

$1,780

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$11,861
30K-48K$9,540
48K-75K$15,192
75K-110K$22,979
110K+$44,046

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$69,700

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

3009 Broadway, New York NY 10027-6598

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#18 World Rank #9 USA Rank
Anthropology
#60 World Rank #30 USA Rank
Literature
#66 World Rank #57 USA Rank
Communications
#108 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Social Work
#109 World Rank #72 USA Rank
Political Science
#124 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Sociology
#134 World Rank #99 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#135 World Rank #101 USA Rank
Business
#143 World Rank #70 USA Rank
Economics
#152 World Rank #83 USA Rank
History
#152 World Rank #82 USA Rank
Law
#166 World Rank #96 USA Rank
Psychology
#175 World Rank #128 USA Rank
Nursing
#175 World Rank #84 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#245 World Rank #125 USA Rank
Medical
#258 World Rank #97 USA Rank
Mathematics
#263 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Computer Science
#275 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Biology
#280 World Rank #98 USA Rank
Philosophy
#280 World Rank #99 USA Rank
Physics
#314 World Rank #112 USA Rank
Chemistry
#650 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Engineering
#662 World Rank #203 USA Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are Barnard College's Most influential alumni?

Barnard College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Literature, and Communications. Barnard College’s most academically influential people include Margaret Mead, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jhumpa Lahiri.

Margaret Mead
Margaret Mead

American anthropologist

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Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston

African American folklorist, novelist, short story writer, and Civic Rights advocate

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Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Lahiri

American author of Indian origin

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Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart

American businesswoman, writer, television personality, and former fashion model

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Patricia Highsmith
Patricia Highsmith

American novelist and short story writer

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Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers

American comedian, actress, and television host

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Dorothy Swaine Thomas

American sociolinguist

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Edwidge Danticat
Edwidge Danticat

Novelist, short story writer, memoirist

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Anna Schwartz
Anna Schwartz

American economist

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Elsie Clews Parsons
Elsie Clews Parsons

American anthropologist

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Katharine Way

American physicist

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Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon

American actress

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About This School

How does this school stack up?

Barnard College is a private women’s liberal arts college located in Manhattan, New York City. Founded in 1889 by Annie Nathan Meyer, who named it after Columbia University’s 10th president, Frederick Barnard, it is one of many women’s colleges founded in the nineteenth century. Barnard’s acceptance rate of the Class of 2023 was 11.3%, the most selective and diverse class in the college’s 129-year history.
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