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Applicants to The Barfield School of Sunbridge College must possess a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent), have access to the Internet for the program’s online component, and be prepared for a rigorous academic program.  Students should come with an initial investigation into the work of Rudolf Steiner; these basic books are recommended reading: Philosophy of Freedom; Theosophy; and How to Know Higher Worlds. 

We are now accepting applications for our next cycle which will begin in the summer of 2008. Enrollment in each class is limited to 15 and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

The part-time program spans 25 months, encompassing three 15-day residential summer sessions, two winter weekend retreats and online learning during each of two fall and spring semesters.  Matriculation takes place during the summer Common Core session.


Tuition and fees for the 25-month program are approximately $24,150, exclusive of room and board for the residential sessions.  Limited financial aid is available to qualifying students. Inquiries concerning tuition should be directed to [email protected].  Inquiries regarding financial assistance should be directed to [email protected].

“The Barfield School is the master’s degree program that I have been looking for and dreaming of for a long time."

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