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Vassar College

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Vassar was founded as a women's college in 1861 and became coeducational in 1969.

Vassar College is a small (under 5,000 students) private, not for profit, 4 year or above school located in the Mid East States in a large suburb. The highest degree offered is a Master's degree and the school is comprised of a very high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Vassar College include: English Language and Literature, General with 61 Bachelors awards; Biology/Biological Sciences, General with 38 Bachelors awards; History, General with 37 Bachelors awards; Political Science and Government, General with 32 Bachelors awards; Economics, General with 30 Bachelors awards;. Vassar College is located at 124 Raymond Ave in Poughkeepsie, NY 12604.

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Vassar College Facts
Vassar was founded as a women's college in 1861 and became coeducational in 1969.




Vassar College is located at 124 Raymond Ave in Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Total Applicants: 7,908
Percent Admitted: 23%
Dorm Capacity: 2,382
Graduation Rate: 91%
Retention Rate: 96%
Undergrads Under 18: 3%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 96%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 1%

Vassar College telephone number: (845) 437-7000

The highest degree offered is: Master's degree


Vassar College Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $46,270
Total Cost In State: $59,320
Total Cost Out of State: $59,320


Admissions stats for Vassar College

Your chances are around 23% based on admission statistics for Vassar College. That's not too bad.

Student Demographics at Vassar College
Vassar College Demographics
Totals: 597
     Males: 258 (43% of total)
     Females: 339 (57% of total)
Asians: 51
     Asian Males: 23 (4% of total)
     Asian Females: 28 (5% of total)
Blacks: 22
     Black Males: 9 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 13 (2% of total)
Hispanics: 35
     Hispanic Males: 19 (3% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 16 (3% of total)
Native Americans: 1
     Native American Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 1 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 0
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 24
     Mixed Race Males: 8 (1% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 16 (3% of total)
Whites: 431
     White Males: 186 (31% of total)
     White Females: 245 (41% of total)
Foreign Students: 33
     Foreign Males: 13 (2% of total)
     Foreign Females: 20 (3% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Vassar College
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
English Language and Literature, General
(61 Bachelors degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(38 Bachelors degrees)
History, General
(37 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(32 Bachelors degrees)
Economics, General
(30 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(28 Bachelors degrees)
Art/Art Studies, General
(27 Bachelors degrees)
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
(27 Bachelors degrees)
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
(27 Bachelors degrees)
Philosophy
(23 Bachelors degrees)
Neuroscience
(23 Bachelors degrees)
International Relations and Affairs
(18 Bachelors degrees)
Mathematics, General
(17 Bachelors degrees)
Physics, General
(14 Bachelors degrees)
Mass Communication/Media Studies
(14 Bachelors degrees)
Music, General
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Urban Studies/Affairs
(13 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(12 Bachelors degrees)
Science, Technology and Society
(11 Bachelors degrees)
French Language and Literature
(11 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(10 Bachelors degrees)
Biochemistry
(10 Bachelors degrees)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
(10 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Cognitive Science
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Spanish Language and Literature
(9 Bachelors degrees)
French Language and Literature
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Environmental Studies
(9 Bachelors degrees)
Anthropology
(8 Bachelors degrees)
Chemistry, General
(8 Bachelors degrees)
Vassar College Weather
Vassar College Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 47.90 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 49.40 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 81.77 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 35.22 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 42.55 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 80.17 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 13.06 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Vassar College?
 Conservative Campus
 Friendly Guys
 Flexible Curriculums
 Late-Night Dining Options
 Visible Campus Police
 Near Beach
 Student Health Center


   
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