Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, New York


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National Rank
Vassar College overview
Location Poughkeepsie, New York
Online vassar.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Vassar College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Poughkeepsie, New York, Vassar College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,312 prospective students applied, and 2,043 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 686 enrolled in the school.  2,442 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 14 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $56,130 plus fees of $830. Vassar is ranked 49 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1370/1510
ACT 31/33
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Vassar College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$830
Room and Board $13,550
Budget for Other Expenses$1,350
Total One Year Cost$72,760

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
91% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Vassar College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 25%
Visual and Performing Arts 14%
English and Literature 10%
Biology 9%
Foreign Languages 8%

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Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Barnard College

New York, New York

Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York, New York

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, New Jersey

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

New York, New York

New York University

New York, New York

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, Massachusetts


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