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Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY
University Website: www.vassar.edu
Apply Online: admissions.vassar.edu/apply.html
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Coordinates: 41°41′12.72″N 73°53′42.68″W / 41.6868667°N 73.8951889°W / 41.6868667; -73.8951889

Vassar College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States. The Vassar campus comprises over 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) and more than 100 buildings, including two National Historic Landmarks, ranging in style from Collegiate Gothic to International, designed over the course of the college’s history by a range of prominent architects, including James Renwick Jr., Eero Saarinen, Marcel Breuer, and Cesar Pelli. A designated arboretum, the campus features more than 200 species of trees, a native plant preserve, and a 400-acre (1.6 km2) ecological preserve.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $44,050.00 avg tuition

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
(845) 437-7000

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.vassar.edu
Financial Aid:
admissions.vassar.edu/finaid.html

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Vassar College

Statistics:
Applied 7,985
Admitted 1,798 23%
Enrolled total 671
Full Time: 671
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 670 740
SAT Math 650 730
SAT Writing 660 750
ACT Composite 30 33
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 96%
4-year graduation rate 88%
6-year graduation rate 92%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Vassar College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $44,050.00 $44,050.00 $44,050.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $655.00 $655.00 $655.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,491.00 $1,491.00 $1,491.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $44,050.00 $44,050.00 $44,050.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $655.00 $655.00 $655.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,491.00 $1,491.00 $1,491.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,430.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,350.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $60.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 77%
Percent receiving grant aid 65%
Avg amount of grant aid $36,982.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 42%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,242.00

Vassar College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Neuroscience X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Chinese Language and Literature X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Cognitive Science X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Science, Technology and Society X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Music, General X

Vassar College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
ATHENA Scholarship $1000 October 15, 2014
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