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Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Brown University, Wesleyan University, New York University, Yale University, Tufts University, Amherst College
Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionNot offered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special ProgramsDouble major, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Semester at sea, Washington semester, Urban semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty275
Part-Time Faculty63
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
87%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
10-19 students: 100% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingNot available

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,722,374
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus145
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Not reported
Master's Programs of Study
Not reported
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Not reported
Doctoral Programs of Study
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.72 4.09 663 687 31
Low 3.00 3.06 510 480 20
High 4.00 4.90 790 800 35
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