Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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Vassar College Review

A Excellent
4.29165 Based on 6 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Vassar College.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

317 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
 
5
 
 
 
American/United States Studies/Civilization
 
4
 
 
 
Ancient Studies/Civilization
 
10
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
7
 
 
 
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
4
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
7
 
 
 
Cognitive Science
 
18
 
 
 
History, General
 
20
 
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
32
 
 
 
Jewish/Judaic Studies
 
1
 
 
 
Latin American Studies
 
3
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
3
 
 
 
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
14
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
49
 
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
10
 
 
 
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
 
56
 
 
 
Science, Technology and Society
 
24
 
 
 
Social Sciences, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Sociology
 
21
 
 
 
Urban Studies/Affairs
 
19
 
 
 
Women's Studies
 
4
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

189 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
 
6
 
 
 
Biochemistry
 
34
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
48
0
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
14
 
 
 
Geography
 
3
 
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
3
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
36
 
 
 
Neuroscience
 
31
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
14
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

124 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art/Art Studies, General
 
22
 
 
 
Chinese Language and Literature
 
7
 
 
 
Education, General
 
7
 
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
33
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
11
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
4
 
 
 
Italian Language and Literature
 
9
 
 
 
Japanese Language and Literature
 
6
 
 
 
Russian Language and Literature
 
7
 
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
18
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

64 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
27
 
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
25
 
 
 
Music, General
 
12
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

55 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Economics, General
 
55
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

30 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
30
 
 
 

22 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mass Communication/Media Studies
 
22
 
 
 

11 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Environmental Studies
 
11
 
 
 

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Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
  • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    International Studies , Class of 1995

    Career Development Office. Not sure beyond that since i graduated 20 years ago.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

    There was a career development office that provided literature and career counseling. I think this has expanded greatly since I attended.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Cognitive Science , Class of 1998

    Career development office--no memory of how good it was.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

    Alumni Association, Career Development Office, Faculty Mentors

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.3333333333333 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    History, Class of 2005

    Hippie culture vibe ceossed with rich snobbery

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Political Science, Class of 2010

    smart, intellectual, liberal, boundary pushing, loving, beautiful

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    International Studies , Class of 1995

    You'd be much better to ask a current student or recent grad this question!

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

    liberal, artsy, academically focused, intellectual

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

    Liberal, progressive, avant-garde, atypical, politically active, socially responsible.

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.3333333333333 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    History, Class of 2005

    Historic dorms, unending construction work that never makes real improvement

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Political Science, Class of 2010

    mostly nice and up to date, outstanding library, decent cafeteria

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    International Studies , Class of 1995

    You'd be much better to ask a current student or recent grad this question!

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

    Most facilities were pretty top notch, although the dorms were in pretty lousy condition when I attended.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Cognitive Science , Class of 1998

    Generally either very new and modern or old and beautifully maintained

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

    Mostly state of the art; computing is excellent, dorms are in the process of renovations over time; campus is committed to new academic facilities moving forward.

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.5 Based on 6 Reviews
  • Alumni
    History, Class of 2005

    a cappella, student activists, cultural groups

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Political Science, Class of 2010

    unique: quidditch team popular: frisbee and rugby; a capella grpups; comedy troupes

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    International Studies , Class of 1995

    You'd be much better to ask a current student or recent grad this question!

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

    Unique: all-whistling a cappella group, Quidditch team. Popular: political activist groups, music ensembles.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Cognitive Science , Class of 1998

    No idea how to answer this.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

    A'Capella groups, Rugby teams, active bar scene.

    5 Rated January 2016

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