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Vassar College

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Rating

Private

Type

2,603

Students

$57,910

Tuition

24%

Acceptance

#56

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Poughkeepsie, NY

124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Vassar College is a small private liberal arts college located in Poughkeepsie, NY ranked 60thin the US. It has a total of 2,603 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 23.74% of applicants. Vassar College offers 49 different majors and is best known for its italian language and literature, russian language and literature, and urban studies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With a tuition cost of $57,910 per year, Vassar College is extremely high-priced. 91.07% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $54,600 per year, which is 31% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$58,770/Year
Above Average

Vassar College

$58,770

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$75,240/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$27,100/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

24%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Vassar College

24%

National

69%
Sat

1370 - 1520

69% of students submit

Admissions Yield

32%

ACT

28 - 33

40% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$65

Students

2,603Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

685

Part-Time

0
Male

40%

In-state

83%

Female

60%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other7% Economics, General6% Political Science and Government, General79% Others

7% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

7% Economics, General

6% Political Science and Government, General

79% Others

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

7%

56 Graduates

Economics, General

7%

55 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

6%

49 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6%

48 Graduates

Mathematics, General

5%

36 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

4%

33 Graduates

Neuroscience

4%

31 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

4%

30 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors8:18:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

8

Number of Library Books

684,003

Academic Spend per Student

$34,685

Full-time Retention Rate

96%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,100/Year

Vassar College

$36,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$54,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

91%