Academics & Faculty
Choose from 48 departments and programs, 51 majors, plus the Independent Program (interdisciplinary “design your own” major).
The Vassar faculty is a diverse community of scholars, artists, writers, scientists, musicians, and thinkers. Learn more about the faculty and their teaching and research interests.
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Facts & Stats
- Average AID Award$52K
- Varsity Teams 23
- These figures are for the 2018/19 academic year.
- Vassar’s women’s lacrosse team is a perennial contender in the highly competitive Liberty League. In 2019 the high-scoring Brewers competed in the league playoffs. Four of our players earned All-Liberty League honors, and one was named Rookie of the Year. The team starts each season with a trip to warmer playing fields. Last season, the Brewers played a pair of games in Port Charlotte, FL.
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We at Vassar are committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a strong and inclusive campus community.
There are over 1,000 campus-wide events annually. You will find arts-related events sponsored by the departments of Art, Music, Dance, Drama, and Film; exhibitions and events at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the Palmer Gallery, and the Archives and Special Collections Library; and summer performances at the Powerhouse Theater.