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Admitted Student Stats

  • Profile of the Students Admitted to the Vassar College Class of 2023. All statistics are as of March 26, 2019 when decisions were announced and do not include any possible additions from the wait list.

    Applications

    Total Applications 8961
    Total Admitted 2098
    Total Men Admitted 861
    Total Women Admitted 1237
    % Admitted 23.4%
    Admitted via Early Decision 310
    Students granted deferral from last year 11
    Admitted in Regular Decision 1777

    Academic Credentials

    High School Percentile Rank
    (1216/2098 with rank= 58.0%)
    Cum. # %
    Top 5% 626 51%
    Top 10% 909 75%
    Top 15% 1051 86%
    Top 20% 1119 92%
    Top 25% 1158 95%
    Mean GPA (unweighted) A/A-
    SAT R Distribution
    (1442 with SAT R)
    Evidence-Based
    Reading + Writing
    Math
    750+ 34.0% 53.5%
    700-740 37.4% 25.2%
    650-690 22.1% 15.9%
    600-640 5.8% 4.3%
    550-590 0.6% 0.9%
    Below 550 0.1% 0.2%
    Mean Score 720.0 738.1
    Median Score 730 750
    Mid 50% Range 690-750 700-780
    *4 students submitted SAT I (Old SAT) scores, which are not reflected in this table
    ACT Composite (877 with ACT)
    35+ 23.7%
    33-34 40.2%
    30-32 25.9%
    28-29 7.8%
    26-27 2.2%
    Below 26 0.2%
    Mean Composite Score 32.8
    Median Composite Score 33
    Mid 50% Range 32-34

    Home Residence

    50 US states plus Washington DC, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands are represented, as well as students from 60 nations.

    Geographic Information

    Mid-Atlantic 742 35.4%
    Midwest 162 7.7%
    New England 257 12.2%
    South 282 13.4%
    West 442 21.1%
    International 213 10.2%
    Top Sixteen States
    New York 450
    California 277
    New Jersey 119
    Massachusetts 115
    Connecticut 78
    Texas 68
    Pennsylvania 64
    Florida 56
    Illinois 55
    Maryland 47
    Virginia 41
    Washington 34
    Georgia 30
    North Carolina 30
    Colorado 24
    Oregon 24

    213 admitted students are from outside of the US, with 60 nations represented (listed by country of home residence): Albania, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China/Hong Kong/Macao, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, India, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Zambia.

    Additional Information

    • 44.5% of those admitted are students of color (US citizens or permanent residents only).

    • 15.9% of those admitted are First Generation College.

    • 17.5% of those admitted¬†hold foreign citizenship (internationals or dual citizens).