Student Population
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
Religious Affiliation 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 7,746 prospective students applied, and 1,842 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 624 enrolled in the school.  2,334 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 19 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $54,410 plus fees of $800. Vassar is ranked 43 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Vassar College overview
SAT 1390/1530
ACT 30/33
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
Vassar College overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2019
Applicant Competition Very High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Vassar College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$800
Room and Board $12,900
Budget for Other Expenses$1,360
Total One Year Cost$70,370


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

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197133 IPEDS survey data for Vassar College.