Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY
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Vassar College Review

Poughkeepsie, NY, 124 Raymond Ave
College Review
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
A
Excellent

Vassar College is a small, private, four-year university enrolling 2,435 students and offering 49 degrees in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Vassar College.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
274 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
1
American/united States Studies/civilization
3
Ancient Studies/civilization
7
Anthropology
10
Asian Studies/civilization
2
Cognitive Science
13
History
22
International Relations and Affairs
29
Jewish/judaic Studies
1
Latin American Studies
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
2
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
0
Philosophy
17
Political Science
43
Psychology
50
Religion/religious Studies
12
Science, Technology and Society
16
Social Sciences
0
Sociology
21
Urban Studies/affairs
14
Women's Studies
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Mathematics and Science
160 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
6
Biochemistry
19
Biology
45
1
Chemistry
7
Geography
13
Geology/earth Science
3
Mathematics
22
Neuroscience
28
Physics
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
145 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
24
Chinese Language and Literature
6
Education
9
English Language and Literature
52
French Language and Literature
18
German Language and Literature
6
Italian Language and Literature
10
Japanese Language and Literature
8
Russian Language and Literature
9
Spanish Language and Literature
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Business
63 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Economics
63
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Art and Design
63 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
31
Film/cinema/video Studies
20
Music
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Computer Technology
14 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
11 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Environmental Studies
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
11 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mass Communication
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
International Studies , Class of 1995

Career Development Office. Not sure beyond that since i graduated 20 years ago.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

There was a career development office that provided literature and career counseling. I think this has expanded greatly since I attended.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cognitive Science , Class of 1998

Career development office--no memory of how good it was.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

Alumni Association, Career Development Office, Faculty Mentors

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2005

Hippie culture vibe ceossed with rich snobbery

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010

smart, intellectual, liberal, boundary pushing, loving, beautiful

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Studies , Class of 1995

You'd be much better to ask a current student or recent grad this question!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

liberal, artsy, academically focused, intellectual

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

Liberal, progressive, avant-garde, atypical, politically active, socially responsible.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2005

Historic dorms, unending construction work that never makes real improvement

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010

mostly nice and up to date, outstanding library, decent cafeteria

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Studies , Class of 1995

You'd be much better to ask a current student or recent grad this question!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

Most facilities were pretty top notch, although the dorms were in pretty lousy condition when I attended.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cognitive Science , Class of 1998

Generally either very new and modern or old and beautifully maintained

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

Mostly state of the art; computing is excellent, dorms are in the process of renovations over time; campus is committed to new academic facilities moving forward.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
History, Class of 2005

a cappella, student activists, cultural groups

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010

unique: quidditch team popular: frisbee and rugby; a capella grpups; comedy troupes

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Studies , Class of 1995

You'd be much better to ask a current student or recent grad this question!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
music and Italian double major, Class of 2007

Unique: all-whistling a cappella group, Quidditch team. Popular: political activist groups, music ensembles.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Cognitive Science , Class of 1998

No idea how to answer this.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004

A'Capella groups, Rugby teams, active bar scene.

Rated January 2016
Questions and Answers about Vassar College

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