Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Art/Art Studies
Chinese Language and Literature
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
French Language and Literature
General Music
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors
Mass Communication/ Media Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Cognitive Science
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Science, Technology and Society

Life Science

Major Bachelors
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors
Geology/Earth Science

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Other Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies


Major Bachelors
Computer and Information Sciences

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Vassar College Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 3.30
Retention Rate 96%
Carnegie Class Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in late August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Distance Learning

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Domestic Exchange Schools
  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • Sea Semester

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Dentistry

Class Sizes at Vassar College

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 62%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 0%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 37%
Fewer than 20 Students 62%
50 - 100 Students 0%
20 - 49 Students 37%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 74
  • Asian: 8
  • Unknown and Other: 7
  • Latino: 6
  • African American: 5
Caucasian 74
Asian 8
Unknown and Other 7
Latino 6
African American 5

Faculty at Vassar College

Total Faculty 331
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 8
Full-Time Professors 932
Male Faculty 170
Part-Time Professors 167
Women Faculty 161

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