Vassar College

Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, New York


Vassar College

Vassar College is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Poughkeepsie, New York. The campus is situated in a large suburb area and is home to 2,439 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Vassar College?

Admission into Vassar College is competitive with an acceptance rate of 24%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 30% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 21%.

What SAT score is required for Vassar College?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1370 to 1520.

What ACT score is required for Vassar College?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 31 to 34.

How much does it cost to attend Vassar College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Vassar College for an academic year is $58,770. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $16,470 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $58,770 to $75,240 for an academic year. 61% of undergraduate students at Vassar College receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $24,811.

What degrees are offered at Vassar College?

The degrees offered at Vassar College include "bachelor's degree" and "master's degree".

What are the popular majors at Vassar College?

The most popular programs/majors at Vassar College include "Research and Experimental Psychology", "Economics"" and "Political Science and Government".

What is the graduation rate at Vassar College?

The graduation rate at Vassar College is 91%.

What is the debt of graduating Vassar College students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Vassar College students is $17,791 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $61,500.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

8

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

City

Poughkeepsie

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Large Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$47,917

General

Address

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, New York 12604

College Website

www.vassar.edu

Phone

(845) 437-7000

Admissions Website

www.vassar.edu/admissions/

Online Application Website

www.vassar.edu/admissions/apply/

Admissions

Vassar College has an acceptance rate of 24%. The acceptance rate of 24% implies that for every 100 students that applied 24 students got accepted. 8,961 students appied to Vassar College. 24% of the students that applied got accepted, and 32% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

8,961

Acceptance Rate

24%

The SAT composite score at Vassar College ranged from 1370 to 1520. The ACT composite score at Vassar College ranged from 31 to 34.

SAT Composite1370 - 1520
ACT Composite31 - 34
Application Fee$65
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Costs to Attend

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Vassar College for an academic year can be broken down into $57,910 for tuition, $860 for fees, $900 for books and supplies, $14,220 for room and board and $1,350 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

$58,770
Tuition$57,910
Fees$860
Books and supplies$900
Room and board$14,220
Other expenses$1,350
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Students

Vassar College has 2,439 undergradute students. 41% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 59% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,439

Enrollment by gender

41%

41% men

59%

59% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Vassar College is 91%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 91% compared to 92% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Vassar College is 96%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

91%

Graduation Rate by Gender

91%

91% men

92%

92% women

Retention Rate

96%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Vassar College is $61,500 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $34,500 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $74,600.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$61,500

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$34,500 - $74,600

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

83%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Vassar College is 89% compared to 11% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

89%

89% percent_working

11%

11% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Vassar College include "Research and Experimental Psychology" with 56 graduates followed by "Economics" with 55 graduates, "Political Science and Government" with 49 graduates, "Biology, General" with 48 graduates and "Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics" with 38 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Research and Experimental Psychology56
Economics55
Political Science and Government49
Biology, General48
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics38

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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