The Office of Admission at Bard High School Early College is committed to recruiting motivated young adults from all neighborhoods in Baltimore City. We seek students who are intellectually curious and motivated to accept the challenge of pursuing a liberal arts college education after completing two years of high school, typically at the age of 16. It is our goal to provide our students with a challenging liberal arts curriculum that fosters and cultivates their intellectual curiosity and creativity. 

We assess students through a qualitative admissions process that includes an interview and faculty-designed writing assessment. We seek to admit applicants from a wide range of backgrounds who demonstrate maturity, intellectual curiosity, and a love of learning.

To learn more about the application process or to register for an open house, please visit our “Applying” section or click here.

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Nondiscrimination Policy: Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Bard High School Early College 

Bard High School Early College is committed to ensuring equal access to its educational programs without regard to an individual’s sex, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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