Barnard College, a private women’s liberal arts college was established in 1889 at New York City, New York. It has over 2,300 undergraduates and has been affiliated with Columbia University since 1990. As a result, it has both the advantages of a compact liberal arts college and the resources of a prestigious Ivy League university. Nearly 95% of the students in Barnard stay on campus and 65% of its faculty is female. The campus hosts around 80 student organizations that promote leadership and collaboration among its female student body. At the same time, Barnard students can take part in Columbia’s Greek system and NCAA Division I sports teams. They can attend classes at Columbia University and Barnard classes can, similarly be attended by Columbia University students. Students get to explore New York City, with student discounts for Broadway shows, sports games and concerts in hand. Its alumni include entrepreneur Martha Stewart, cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead and Gilmore Girls-star Lauren Graham. Barnard College, with its dynamic college environment and urban lifestyle, gives its students the best of many worlds.