Vassar College

124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Vassar College is a non-profit, private higher education institution that resides in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Vassar College offers bachelor's degrees. The school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

This institution has a study abroad program. The school allows high school AP classes to be used as credit and on-campus day care is provided.

General Information

Main Phone: (845) 437 -7000 Website: www.vassar.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 301
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,398
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 23%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 60


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 670 740
SAT Math 650 730
ACT Composite 30 33
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 7,985
Accepted 1,798
Acceptance Rate 23%
Enrolled 671

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 98% Full-time 2% Part-time
Student Gender 44% Men 56% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

65% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
5% Black or African American 5% Multiracial
10% Hispanic/Latino 9% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 37% $ 4,645
Local Grant 22% $4,099
Institutional Grant 64% $ 34,224
Student Loans 42% $ 4,242

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Studies - - 7 - -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies - - 1 - -

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African Studies - - 1 - -
Latin American Studies - - 3 - -
Asian Studies - - 4 - -
American (u.s.) Studies - - 11 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 13 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 16 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature - - 3 - -
Latin Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Russian Language and Literature - - 0 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - - 5 - -
Italian Language and Literature - - 2 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 4 - -

East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chinese Language and Literature - - 4 - -
Japanese Language and Literature - - 4 - -

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature - - 3 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 69 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities - - 10 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 6 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Neuroscience - - 28 - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 12 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 27 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medieval and Renaissance Studies - - 4 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 1 - -

Cognitive Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cognitive Science - - 17 - -

Classical and Ancient Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ancient Studies - - 4 - -

Science, Technology and Society

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Science, Technology and Society - - 2 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 5 - -
Jewish Judaic Studies - - 0 - -

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 16 - -

Physical Sciences

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Astronomy - - 4 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 6 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 7 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 55 - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 2 - -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - 16 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 20 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 60 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 18 - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 8 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 9 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 46 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 23 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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