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Barnard College is a small, private, women’s liberal arts college. Its campus is adjacent to Columbia University in Manhattan. It was established in 1889 and is one of the Seven Sisters of women’s institutions. It is one of the best-ranked liberal arts colleges in the United States.

Summer Programs at Barnard College

Summer Programs are for young women who are rising junior and seniors.

Summer in the City is offered on a residential or commuter basis. Students chose two courses from acting, architecture, art history, dance, filmmaking, history, journalism, literature, political science, psychology, religion, studio art, theatre or writing. The program also includes visits from New York City professionals, college preparation workshops and community service.

Liberal Arts Intensive combines an academic class with an afternoon enjoying the cultural richness of New York in a one-week program on a residential or commuter basis.

Young Women’s Leadership Institute is a residential-only program focused on developing leadership skills.

Dance in the City considers dance as a scholar, dancer, choreographer and audience member.

Summer Science Seminar is available as a four-week or one-week program and offers full-day sessions of chemistry, biology and environment science.

Entrepreneurs-in-Training includes visits to area start-ups and an introduction to finance, marketing, branding and more.

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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Dance in the City
(Dance Arts)
(Dance Arts)
New York, NY
Varies N/A $3,500
New York, NY
Varies N/A $4,650
Liberal Arts Intensive
(Psychology,History,Art,Creative Writing,
New York, NY
Varies $1,700 $2,500
Summer in the City
(Art,Creative Writing,Journalism,
Filmmaking,Dance Arts,Political Science)
(Art,Creative Writing,...)
New York, NY
Varies $4,400 $7,200
Young Women's Leadership Institute
New York, NY
Varies N/A $3,400