Barnard College: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick review of Barnard College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Barnard College admission requirements are very strong, in 2015/16 the school accepted only 20 percent of those who apply.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

Barnard generally will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$65
Barnard College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Barnard College is $65.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Aptitude Test is important element of the application process. 67% of applicants at Barnard submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 620 to 760 on Critical Reading, from 600 to 750 on Math, and from 630 to 770 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got above 720 in SAT Critical Reading, 700 in SAT Math, and 730 in SAT Writing, that good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
570
690
720

SAT Math
550
670
700

SAT Writing
580
700
730

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a typical element of the application at Barnard College. 47 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 33 on Composite, from 30 to 37 on English, and from 25 to 32 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 32 in ACT Composite, 35 in ACT English, and 30 in ACT Math - this will be good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
26
31
32

ACT English
27
33
35

ACT Math
23
29
30

Contact Admissions

Phone
(212)
854-5262
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Barnard College, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (212) 854-5262 or check Barnard College Website

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