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Vassar College

Vassar College, Liberal Arts Schools
Vassar College

Vassar college is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college that occupies a 1,000 acre campus in New York. Campus features a 400 acre ecological preserve with over 200 tree species and is a nationally recognized arboretum. Apart from being situated on a green and beautiful, Vassar College is a terrific liberal arts school known for its focus on multidisciplinary studies that encourages students to push disciplinary boundaries to the limit in their quest for knowledge. Matthew Vassar was known for declaring that “art should stand boldly forth as an educational force.” That message came through when the college was the first to include a full-scale museum in its construction plans, and still resonates today as the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is one of the largest college/university museum in the world and houses 18,000 works of art. Students are encouraged to learn and explore with the assistance of highly-rated faculty members as undergraduates at one of America’s most selective and beautiful schools.

Admissions Phone 845 437-7300
Admissions Email
Codes SAT: 2956 ACT: 2982 FAFSA: 002895 CSS Profile: 2956
Location Poughkeepsie, New York; Large town, 80 miles North of New York City
College Type Private (nonprofit)
College Newspaper The Miscellany News
Enrollment ~2,500 undergraduate students
Popular Programs English, Visual and Performing Arts, Biology
Student Life With multiple fascinating student activities like the Vassar Quidditch team, the Butterbeer Brewers, Aircappella, an all-whistling a cappella group and the Barefoot Monkeys, the campus circus club, Vassar College has something for everyone, wizards and muggles alike. With a number of other political, service and entertainment groups on campus, students can meet like-minded people at this small liberal arts school.
International ~10% of undergrads; TOEFL: Required;  SAT or ACT: Required; Financial Aid Available
Transfer Yes, Fall, Spring; Minimum GPA 3.30
Crossover Wesleyan, Williams, Columbia, Yale
Other Selective (~25% admitted), Early Decision, Common Application


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