About Vassar College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Vassar College cost?

Vassar College Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,090
Out-of-state $53,090
On-Campus Room and Board $12,400
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $21,933
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Vassar College Financial Aid and Debt

91%

Students paying down their debt

$16,725

Typical Total Student Debt

$172

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 77% $42,993
Federal Grants 23% $5,883
Pell grants 23% $4,362
Other federal grants 8% $3,895
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $2,445
Institutional grants or scholarships 64% $41,827
Student loan aid 40% $4,900
Federal student loans 37% $4,938
Other student loans 5% $11,348

Vassar College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 127 Up to $600
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Do community service 236 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Vassar College Admissions

What is Vassar College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 27%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 60% of applicants
SAT Reading 670-750
SAT Math 660-750
SAT Writing 660-750
ACT Submissions 40% of applicants
Composite Score 30-33

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Vassar College Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

33

Forbes Ranking

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

91%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2625
Living on campus
Transfer Students 2%
Under Age 25 99%
Gender Balance
Men
43%
Women
57%

Student Diversity

62%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
59.16%
Unknown
13.68%
Hispanic or Latino
11.12%
Asian
11.12%
Black or African American
4.88%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.04%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Vassar College Graduation Success

94%

First Year Student Retention

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$49,300

Average Salary After Graduation

About Vassar College

Address

124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify