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Ranking

#10   National Liberal
  Arts College
Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

GEOGRAPHIC
Diversity

  • 75% of the students are from outside the state of New York. 
  • 9% of the students are from outside the US.

 

Learn about ALANA, Vassar's multicultural center.

 

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Vassar College


Overview

  • Vassar is a co-ed liberal arts college located in Poughkeepsie, New York, an hour and forty-five minutes north of New York City. Map.
  • Vassar enrolls 2,450 undergraduate students. 
  • About 58% of the Class of 2016 receives need-based Vassar scholarships.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 24% of students at Vassar come from families who make less than $60,000 per year.
  • 23% of students at Vassar receive Federal Pell Grants, which typically go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 12% of students in the Class of 2017 are the first members of their family to attend a four-year college. 

 

    Racial Diversity
    (Class of 2017)

    African American 8%
    Asian American 15%
    Caucasian 60%
    Hispanic 9%
    Native American <1%
    International 8%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 56%
    Male 44%

     

 
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School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Suburban
  • Town population: 32,800

Size

  • 2,450 undergraduates 
  • 660 freshmen

Admissions

  • 23.1% applicants admitted 
  • 70% in top 10% of HS class 
  • SAT CR+M middle 50%: 1330-1470 
  • SAT Composite middle 50%: 2010-2200
  • SAT W middle 50%: 699 
  • ACT middle 50%: 29-32
 

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