Total Enrollment 2,453
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 8 : 1

Vassar College
124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604
(845) 437-7000

Mission Statement of Vassar College The primary mission of Vassar College, to furnish “the means of a thorough, well-proportioned, and liberal education,”1 was articulated in The First Annual Catalogue and has remained constant throughout its history. Founded in 1861 to provide young women an education equal to that once available only to young men, the college has since 1969 opened its doors to both women and men on terms of equality. Encouragement of excellence and respect for diversity are hallmarks of Vassar’s character as an institution. The independence of mind and the diverse intellectual interests of students are fostered by more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 10%
Admissions Office Phone 845.437.7300
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Fee $60

In order to be accepted to Vassar College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Vassar College SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 660
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 750
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 640
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 720
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 660
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 750
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 29
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 32
ACT English (25th Percentile) 29
ACT English (75th Percentile) 32
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 29
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 32
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