Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 1
SAT II Scores Due January 1
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 2,475 5,433 7,908
Accepted 810 996 1,806
Acceptance Rate 33% 18% 22%
Enrolled 295 365 660

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.77 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(75% of Students Admitted to Vassar College Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 660 to 750
  • Math 650 to 740
  • Writing 650 to 750
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 750 740 750
Bottom 25th Percentile 660 650 650

ACT Scores

(25% of Students Admitted to Vassar College Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 30 to 34
  • Math 27 to 33
  • Composite 29 to 32
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 34 33 32
Bottom 25th Percentile 30 27 29

Vassar College Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($70)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 4
History 2
Math 4
Science 4
Social Studies 4
Lab 3
Electives 1 1

Vassar College Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,651 (99%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 11 (0%)

Vassar College Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($70)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 3.30)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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