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Barnard Pre-College Programs
is an undergraduate college for women located in New York City. Since 1889, the College has been devoted to providing a rigorous liberal arts education to driven young women.
The High School Pre-College Programs offer female-identifying students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school the opportunity to experience all that Barnard College and NYC has to offer.
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Barnard Pre-College offers five summer programs. Take this to find out which could be the right fit for you!
Click to learn how to apply and for information regarding tuition and fees. Students are admitted on a rolling basis with a final deadline of May 27. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis beginning on December 1.
Special scholarship funds have been allocated for NSHSS members. Apply by March 11 to be considered for these scholarships.
Who is Eligible?
Female-identifying students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020. Students must be at least 14 years of age by the first day of their summer program.
International students are welcome to apply to the summer programs. The programs are non-credit bearing, therefore international students do not require a student visa to attend. The Barnard office will provide all international enrollees with a letter of admission and detailed scheduled to apply for a tourist visa.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis beginning on December 1, 2019
Priority Deadline (application fee is waived during this period)- Monday, January 20, 2020
$75 application fee - Tuesday, January 21-Wednesday, April 15, 2020
$125 application fee - Thursday, April 16-Friday, May 15, 2020 (space permitting)
Unofficial high school transcripts
(1) Teacher/guidance counselor recommendation letter for rising junior and senior applicants
○ (2) Letters of recommendation for rising sophomore applicants
(1) short essay on a provided writing prompt
List of extracurriculars (if applicable)