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Colleges / Vassar College

Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate20%
Acceptance Rate20%

About Vassar

Vassar College is a private, nonprofit school in the suburb of Poughkeepsie, New York. Vassar was founded in 1861. The college enrolls around 2,516 students a year, including 2,516 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Vassar College

It is very difficult to get into Vassar. Vassar admitted 20% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 2,193 out of 10,884 total applicants were accepted.

Vassar College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 20%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 40%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests

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Vassar College is locatedin the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, near the city of New York City.

If you are interested in seeing Vassar for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Taconic State Parkway to Poughkeepsie, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Stewart International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Vassar College and Poughkeepsie are like without leaving home.

College Info

124 Raymond Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Campus Setting: Suburban

Vassar Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Vassar is Jan 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Vassar is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Vassar College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Vassar SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1420 - 1520


Math SAT Range

710 - 780


Reading SAT Range

710 - 760

Vassar Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Vassar is like? There are approximately 2,516 students enrolled at Vassar. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 25% percent are from NY and 75% percent of students are from other states.


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