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Vassar College Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Poughkeepsie, NY

Location and Setting


Poughkeepsie Population
30,639
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
1,000 acres

Weather

Temperature
11 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Poughkeepsie
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Poughkeepsie

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
97% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
3%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
The Brewers
School Colors
Burgundy and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Fencing x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf x      
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Fencing x  
Field Hockey    
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
crew, rugby
Men's Club Sports
crew, rugby

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student association, wvkr radio station, vice (programming social events), vassar greens, ultimate frisbee
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
 

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