|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
A historically prestigious college with a highly selective admissions process, Vassar College provides a small, scholastically oriented academic experience.
Located in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the suburban Hudson Valley a couple of hours from New York City, Vassar has a history of selective admissions, with most students being in the top 20% of their class.
Ranked for its exceptional and innovative academics, Vassar offers a wide range in terms of liberal arts, languages and sciences. Programs include highly specialized academic areas like American Culture, Chinese Studies, German Studies, Anthropology, and Victorian Studies. Artistic fields such as Film, Art and Music and scientific-oriented subjects such as Biochemistry, Psychology, Sociology and Environmental Studies are also offered.
In addition to working closely with faculty, students undertake internships, field work and research either at Vassar or at organizations nearby or in New York City.
Since most students at Vassar are hungry for in-depth and rigorous academics, the majority of Vassar graduates go on to pursue master’s degrees in such fields as medicine, law, business and education. Additionally, Vassar is a leading producer of PhD candidates.
Over 100 student organizations and over 1,600 events, which include lectures and presentations from world-renowned authors and scholars, student life on the Vassar campus is intellectually and culturally stimulating. For this reason, the majority of students choose to live in one of Vassar’s resident housing complexes.
Financial aid offerings include grants, loans, scholarships and fellowships for eligible students in certain departments. For tuition information, contact Vassar College today.
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
Seasonal average temperatures for Poughkeepsie, NY
|Full-Time Undergrad Students||2,651|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||2,651|
- Latino: 10%
- African American: 6%
- Caucasian: 69%
- Asian: 10%
- Unknown and Other: 5%
|Unknown and Other||5%|
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