Vassar College


Vassar College

Vassar College


Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.

98% of students live on campus (housing is guaranteed all four years). Vassar College has over 100 student-run organizations and clubs. In addition, there are about 1,650 campus-wide events annually, including guest lecturers, visiting artists, performers, workshops, athletic events, and concerts.

The Basics

Setting75 miles north of New York City, in Poughkeepsie (area population, about 100,000). Vassar is in a residential area three miles from the city center.
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$58,000 – $59,000
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StateNew York
Nearest CityNew York
Year Founded1861
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedUndergraduate, graduate programs
Enrollmentapproximately 2,500 students
International Students16%
Student-Teacher Ratio8:1

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Facilities and resources: The Libraries, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Academic Computing, Division-Specific Resources

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