Vassar Vassar College

Admission

Vassar is home to a diverse community of passionate and engaged students who embrace the shared value of learning from each other’s differences.

Your college journey begins here

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This is Vassar

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Vassar is from everywhere. A world-class education is built on worldwide communities. Our students come from 49 states and 53 countries. They represent a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and aspirations, forming a vibrant community that will prepare you to lead in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.

2,430
Students
355
Faculty
17
Average class size
Students Receiving Financial Aid
63%
The average financial aid award is $54K
Students of Color
36%
Vassar students come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.
First-Generation Students
13%
Vassar’s Transitions Program is designed to support first-generation, low-income, and undocumented students.
Post-Grad Outcomes
93%

employed or in school

The Career Development Office helps students pursue their post-graduation goals of employment, graduate school, or competitive fellowship.

Our favorite places

Roses in the Shakespeare Garden

Vassar is extremely proud of our 1,000-acre campus, where classic architecture blends seamlessly with modern, cutting-edge facilities.

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You may be wondering:

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Here are some answers to common questions.

Vassar does not currently require SAT or ACT scores.
Vassar meets 100% of demonstrated financial need.
Housing is guaranteed for all four years.
Vassar offers more than 130 study abroad programs.
We are committed to being carbon neutral by 2030.
Vassar does not use demonstrated interest in the admission process.