Vassar College requires at least 34 units to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Vassardoes not offer classes during the summer. Around 88% of students who started college at Vassar complete all the credits required within six years. Vassar offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Vassar does not have a core curriculum. Since there are no specific-classes required in order to graduate, students have a lot of flexibiity about what classes they choose to take. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, Vassar students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Vassar below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Vassar does not require all students to complete a senior project.
Vassar offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
Vassar does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
Vassar offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
Vassar does not offer an honors program, but does have a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. .
Vassar does not require an internship for students in some majors only. Internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
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