VASSAR COLLEGE, POUGHKEEPSIE

Poughkeepsie, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1861Established Year
  2353Enrollment

Established in 1861 by Matthew Vassar, the Vassar College is a private, co-educational, liberal arts college situated in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York. It is ranked #11 among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges in America by US News & World Report, 2019.

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Students at Vassar College can choose from 51 majors and over 1,000 courses delivered by 30 departments. In addition, the college provides 13 multidisciplinary programs, 5 interdepartmental programs and the interdisciplinary Independent Program.
  • 98% of Vassar students live on the college campus. Student housing is amply provided for in the form of 9 traditional houses, three apartment complexes and one cooperative house.

Vassar College Admission Process

Students seeking admission into the Vassar College need to submit either the Common Application or the Coalition Application by the prescribed deadlines.

RequirementsOfficial transcripts
Standardized TestsSAT/ACT
English ProficiencyTOEFL/IELTS
Application Fee$65
Application DeadlinesJanuary 1 (Regular Decision), November 15 & January 1(Early Decision 1 & 2)

Cost of Education

Tuition$56,130
Room & Board$13,550
Student Activity$370
Health Service$460
Books and Supplies$2,250
Total$72,760

Total cost of education at Vassar College is approximately $72,760.

Financial Aid

  • Financial aid at Vassar is only granted on the basis of need determined by FAFSA and CSS Profile of students.
  • 61% of Vassar students receive financial aid. In the academic year 2017-2018, Vassar students received financial aid ranging from $1,700-$60,000.
  • The financial background of domestic candidates is not an influencing factor while determining admission to Vassar College.

International candidates seeking financial aid need to submit their CSS Profile or International Student Financial Aid Application by February 1. Since financial aid is awarded on the basis of need, international students are required to submit documents mentioning gross income of their parents.

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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 56,130
Bachelors Tuition Fees$56130
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 53,090
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
2,353
International Students
494
Male : Female Ratio
41:59
Student : Faculty Ratio
8:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process January 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 70.00
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
26.9
Min. 7
Total Applications
-
Min. 100
+1-845-437-7000
TELEPHONE
124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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