25%

Acceptance Rate

$45,689

Avg.Financial Aid

002895

FAFSA Code

About Vassar College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,456

Website

www.vassar.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Vassar College is a private university located in Poughkeepsie, New York. At Vassar College, the total enrolment stands at 2,439. The school has a total of 304 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At VC, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. Further, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. Mike D, Mark Ronson, Elizabeth Bishop, and Lisa Kudrow are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 66 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

124 Raymond Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8454377000
Fax: 8454377063
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

25%

SAT Range

1370 - 1510

ACT Range

31 - 33

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to VC is difficult. However, the university is selective in taking in students. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $65, as part of the admission process at VC. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1370-1520, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 31 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Vassar College is 32. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604. To gather more information, they can call them at (845) 437-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,211

Average Annual Cost

$56,130

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$830

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,550

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,350

Total One Year Cost

$72,760

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to VC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $75,490. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($58,770), books and supplies ($900), room and boarding ($14,220), and budget for other expenses ($1,350). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

8:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

96%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,793

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

76 Graduates

Political Science and Government

46 Graduates

Psychology, General

41 Graduates

Biology, General

38 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

38 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

34 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

29 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

29 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

26 Graduates

Mathematics

25 Graduates

History

24 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

23 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

22 Graduates

Cognitive Science

21 Graduates

Physics

21 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

21 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

20 Graduates

Area Studies

19 Graduates

Philosophy

17 Graduates

Sociology

17 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

16 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

15 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

15 Graduates

Anthropology

14 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

13 Graduates

Chemistry

10 Graduates

Education, General

9 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

9 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

9 Graduates

Music

8 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

5 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,456

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

24%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

11% Hispanic

8% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

12% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

78%

Out Of State

22%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$80,899 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

96%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Brewers

School Colors

rose and grey

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

200

Total Female Athletes

195

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Fencing

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Squash

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Fencing

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Squash

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,220 per year for living on campus. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at VC. The number of female and male students at the college are 41% and 59%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$54,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,000

$19,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 197

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$45,689

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,123

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,914

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$43,569

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$62,777

$30K - $48K

$61,696

$48K - $75K

$57,256

$75K - $110K

$47,665

> $110K

$25,130

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$73,416,459

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$297,080

In case the students at Vassar College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $6,668, whereas the financial aid is $46,417. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,883 and institutional aid worth $46,417. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at VC based on students' financial needs add up to $73,416,459 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $297,080.

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