Vassar College

country rank  270
world rank  763

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University Overview

Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Poughkeepsie (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Vassar College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vassar College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 158 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1861
Colours Rose and gray

University Location

Address 124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie (population range: 10,000-49,999)
12604 New York
United States
T +1 (845) 437 7000
F +1 (845) 437 7063

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Box 10, 124 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie 12604-0077
+1 (845) 437 7300
800 827 7270

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Vassar College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019