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Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
4.21 Average Rating

Rated as having the “most selective” admissions process, Vassar College also ranks as #12 in National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Vassar is the first college in the nation to be founded with a proper museum as part of its original proposal. The campus doubles as an arboretum and contains over 200 species of trees.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
21%
Out of State Students
68%
0
100
24%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 33
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1452
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,353
Total Number of Undergrads
2,353
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
86%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
91%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,858
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$56,960
Out-of-State Tuition
$56,960
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
65%
Average Aid Per Year
$48,194
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
170
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Boston
San Francisco
Washington
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
53%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,400
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What Students Are Saying

4.21 Average Rating
Vassar College is school where anyone can go to be themselves without feeling self-conscious. It's a fascinating place with all kinds of interesting mixes of different styles and points of view, including the different architecture and the diverse student body. Especially a great place for arts students.
Zoe from Danbury, CT
the people here are amazing. the classes are small, the professors she interest in their students, and the education given here is beyond satisfactory. from the moment i stepped on campus i felt at home.
Marie from San Dimas, CA

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