Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Most Popular Majors

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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
History
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Philosophy
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
Neuroscience
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Science, Technology and Society

Life Science

Major Bachelors
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors
Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors
Astronomy
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Physics

Social Sciences

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

Technology

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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