Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College Reviews

Based on 24 Reviews
124 Raymond Ave Poughkeepsie, NY
College Review
Activities and GroupsA
Career PreparationA-
FacilitiesA
Students and CultureA
A
Excellent
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.
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
Chinese Language and Literature
6
Cognitive Science
13
History, General
22
International Relations and Affairs
29
Jewish/judaic Studies
1
Latin American Studies
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
2
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
Philosophy
17
Political Science and Government, General
43
Psychology, General
50
Religion/religious Studies
12
Science, Technology and Society
16
Social Sciences, Other
0
Sociology
21
Urban Studies/affairs
14
Women's Studies
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
6
Biochemistry
19
Biology/biological Sciences, General
45
1
Chemistry, General
7
Geography
13
Geology/earth Science, General
3
Mathematics, General
22
Neuroscience
28
Physics, General
16
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art/art Studies, General
24
Chinese Language and Literature
6
Education, General
9
English Language and Literature, General
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Economics, General
63
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
31
Film/cinema/video Studies
20
Music, General
12
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
14
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Environmental Studies
11
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Mass Communication/media Studies
11
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
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
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
History, Class of 2005
Internship programs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010
critical thinking, alumni network
Rated January 2016
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
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
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
Cognitive Science , Class of 1998
Nonconformist
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors in Psychology, Class of 2004
Liberal, progressive, avant-garde, atypical, politically active, socially responsible.
Rated January 2016