Admission FAQS

There are two campuses. One on 11 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534, and another in The Salt Point Educational Center, 5 BOCES Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

No, BEC Hudson Valley is not a private school. It is a public early college program operated through a partnership between Bard College and the BOCES.

All students in participating school districts in the 11th and 12th grades.

Visit our Admissions page.

Bard Early College Hudson Valley most recent course offerings:


  • A Survey of US History (required for all juniors,, 3 credits)
  • The Art and Craft of Fiction (seniors, 3 credits)
  • The Art and Craft of Memoir (seniors, 3 credits)
  • The Environment and Disease (seniors, 3 credits)
  • Identity and Culture in Adolescence (seniors, 1 credit)
  • Introduction to Psychological Science (seniors, 3 credits)
  • Understanding Art: An Introduction to Survey of Western Art History (seniors, 3 credits)
  • Voices for Social Justice (June capstone course, seniors, 1 credit)

11th and 12th

For general information about Bard Early College, click here.

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