Points of Pride

Barnard is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away—in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.


When it was founded in 1889, Barnard was one of very few American colleges where women could receive the same challenging education as men did. The College was named after Frederick A.P. Barnard, then the 10th president of Columbia University, who fought unsuccessfully to admit women to Columbia.

Location & Contact

Barnard College

3009 Broadway

New York, NY 10027

United States

Office of Admissions

Degrees Offered

Bachelor's Degree
Pre-Professional and Certificate Programs

Areas of Study

  • Africana Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Asian/Middle Eastern Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Languages and Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • German
  • History
  • Human Rights/Social Justice
  • Italian
  • Jewish Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval Studies
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science/Government
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Theater
  • Urban Studies
  • Women's/Gender Studies