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Barnard College

Barnard College

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Barnard College

Barnard Pre-College Programs

Barnard College of Columbia University 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 our BuzzFeed quiz to find out which could be the right fit for you!

Summer in the City offers one-week or four-week opportunity for students to take college-level courses, experience the Beyond the Gates Career and College Prep series, and enjoy excursions and activities throughout NYC.

S-Cubed Summer STEM Seminars offer two-week courses with a lab component for students to sharpen their skills, learn from Barnard faculty, and engage in excursions and activities in NYC.

Young Women’s Leadership Institute explores the relationship between gender and leadership as students participate in two weeks of courses, workshops, and site-visits to develop their leadership skills.

Dance in the City allows students to learn about dance as a scholar, dancer, choreographer, and audience member through two weeks of experience in the classroom, studio, and theater.

Athena Summer Innovation Institute is a ten-day bootcamp to provide young women with entrepreneurial skills. Students participate in workshops, meet successful women entrepreneurs, and work with a team to create their own venture.


Click here to learn how to apply and here for information regarding tuition and fees. Students are admitted on a rolling basis with a final deadline of May 27th. Apply by March 11th to be considered for scholarships.


Special scholarship funds have been allocated for NSHSS members. Apply by March 11th to be considered for these scholarships.

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