Barnard College's Top Rankings
Barnard College is ranked on 5 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.
Salary and Debt by Major at Barnard College
We calculated a salary score for each of Barnard College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Barnard College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.
Salary Scores for Barnard Bachelor's Degrees
|Field of Study||Employment Rate||Median Debt||Median Salary|
|Computer and Information Sciences, General||100%||Not Reported||$103,080|
|Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft||100%||Not Reported||$30,410|
|English Language and Literature, General||89%||$17,000||$42,680|
|Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other||93%||Not Reported||$43,430|
|Neurobiology and Neurosciences||92%||$19,000||$26,740|
|Political Science and Government||94%||$19,000||$51,480|
|Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||85%||Not Reported||$33,990|
Most Recent Reviews
Deciding to attend Barnard College is perhaps one of the best decisions I have made to date. It is an institution that truly helped me becomre the woman that I am today. It is academically rigourous, challenging you in every way, while still providing a nurturing community that allows you to grow into yourself. Many know it best for its relationship with Columbia University, though it is a mistake to think of it as simply an extension of the university or as an alternate form of entry. Barnard has a very specific... Read More
Barnard College provides an excellent atmosphere for intellectual pursuit. Students have the opportunity to study under highly regarded professors and are surrounded by others of strong intellectual caliber. The course load of a typical student can be intense which leads to a lot of stress and anxiety issues among peers at the school. To be fair, many students take on so many courses in a given semester because they have the ambition to do so.