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Nibbler tested a sample of 5 pages from this website at 11:03 PM on Jun 22, 2022 (BST).

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84,333 Most popular website in the world

There has been no mentionable change in this website's popularity recently.

  • This is the 84,333 most popular website in the world.
  • Over the past 3 months, this website has experienced no measurable change in popularity.
  • This website accounts for 30.5% of the Internet traffic to and its subdomains.

Source: Alexa

Amount of content9.5

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  • This website has an average of 1,047 words per page. The amount of content on a website has been shown to correlate with its search engine ranking.

Amount of content discovered


This website is linked with the Twitter account @BARDCollege

This website's Twitter account has

  • This website was found to link the Twitter account Bard College (@BARDCollege).
  • This website's Twitter account has made 7,415 tweets to 12,110 followers.

Source: Twitter


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  • All of this website appears to be optimised for viewing on a mobile phone or a tablet.

Server behavior10.0

Yes404 page


  • This website handles missing pages correctly by sending a 404 HTTP status code.
  • This website was served with GZIP encoding. This is very good because it reduces the loading time of a web page.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect between URLs with/without trailing slashes. This is ideal.
  • This website follows the best practice of using a permanent (HTTP 301) redirect from to This is ideal.


100% of pages use analytics

Multiple Analytics Solutions

  • Every page in this website is using some form of analytics software. This is excellent and should allow for a complete analysis of visitor behavior.

Analytics Software Found

Software Name
Google Analytics
Google Tag Manager

Page titles10.0

100% of pages have defined titles

0% of page titles are weak

  • All pages were found to use page titles appropriately. Page titles appear in search results and at the top of the browser's window when visiting the site. Appropriate page titles are particularly important for search engine optimization.


academic academics approach arts bard campus catalogue civic college colleges computing concentration concentrations courses curriculum degree distribution diversity division divisional early engagement equity events explore featured first graduate inclusion interdisciplinary interdivisional languages learn life literature lower mathematics moderation network news opportunities other program programs project requirements resources science senior social specialized structure studies study undergraduate upcoming upper works year

  • All pages were found to use defined headings. This is excellent as it allows visitors and search engines to summarize the content of webpages quickly. Correctly defined headings aid accessibility and are particularly important for search engine optimization.

Page headings detail

URLHeadingLevel CollegeH1 EngagementH2 LifeH2, Equity, and InclusionH2 at BardH2 Bard NetworkH2 News and EventsH2 NewsH2 EventsH2 at BardH1 AcademicsH2 Programs and ConcentrationsH2 Opportunities to LearnH2 AcademicsH2 CollegesH2 ResourcesH2 Academic ProgramsH1 ProgramsH2 and Concentration Approach to StudyH2 and ConcentrationsH2 StudyH2 RequirementsH2 ProgramsH2 of the ArtsH2 of Languages and LiteratureH2 of Science, Mathematics, and ComputingH2 of Social StudiesH2 Programs and ConcentrationsH2 ProgramsH2 ConcentrationsH2 Degree Programs   H2 of the CurriculumH2 of the First YearH2 and Concentration Approach to StudyH2 RequirementsH2 RequirementsH2 RequirementsH2 ProjectH2   H2 the Senior Project WorksH2 ResourcesH2 CoursesH2 and Lower College CoursesH2 the College CatalogueH2


0% of images have a clearly defined size

No images are being resized by the browser

Meta tags10.0

This is how this website will look in Google search listings:

Bard College

Bard College

  • All pages were found to include a meta description. This is good because search engines (like Google) show this text in search result pages.

Meta Tags (name attribute)

Page URLNameContent College, college, undergraduate, graduate, early college, high school College College at Bard College College, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2 Description Keywords College Academics at Bard College College, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2 College Undergraduate Programs and Concentrations, bard college, undergraduate programs, undergraduate concentration, major, college major, curriculum, liberal arts, higher education College Programs and Concentrations at Bard College College Undergraduate Programs and Concentrations, minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2 undergraduate curriculum at Bard College., bard college, curriculum, academics, undergraduate, higher education, liberal arts and sciences College Curriculum at Bard College undergraduate curriculum at Bard College., minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2 for undergraduate students at Bard College., bard college, courses, classes College Courses at Bard College for undergraduate students at Bard College., minimum-scale=1, maximum-scale=2

Meta Tags (http-equiv attribute)

Page URLNameContent; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8; charset=UTF-8


100% of pages are optimized for printing

  • All pages of this website appear to be optimized for printing (using CSS).

URL format10.0

  • This website uses appropriate web addresses (URLs) throughout. This is excellent and will help search engine placement, usability and the marketability of this website.


Last updated June 1, 2022

  • It looks like this website was last updated on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. This is good because visitors perceive up-to-date websites as more credible. Websites that are updated regularly are also spidered by search engines more often.
  • To find this information we used the last modified dates reported by this website's server in addition to looking for dates written on each page.

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