Vassar College Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Poughkeepsie, NY, Vassar College is one of the best universities in the state of New York. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Vassar College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Vassar College.

124 Raymond Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Phone: (845) 437-7300
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Vassar College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 11
Score: 86
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 9
Average freshman retention rate: 95.8%
6-year graduation rate: 92.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 88%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 4
Faculty resources ranking: 16
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 70.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 8:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 96.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 14
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1320-1470
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 70%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 96%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 25.0%
Financial resources rank: 10
Alumni giving rank: 73
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 32.3%

Vassar College History

Essential Facts: Vassar College

  • Vassar was one of the first liberal arts colleges to create a broad and substantive film major. Vassar students are frequent award winners at festivals such as Cannes.
  • Vassar College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,456, with a gender distribution of 41 percent male students and 59 percent female students.
  • Vassar’s campus, also an arboretum, is 1,000 acres (400 ha) and has more than 100 buildings, ranging in style from Collegiate Gothic to International, with several buildings of architectural interest.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 95%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 85%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 39%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook