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Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

According to its mission statement, "The mission of Vassar College is to make accessible 'the means of a thorough, well-proportioned and liberal education' that inspires each individual to lead a purposeful life. The College makes possible an education that promotes analytical, informed, and independent thinking and sound judgment; encourages articulate expression; and nurtures intellectual curiosity, creativity, respectful debate and engaged citizenship. Vassar supports a high standard of engagement in teaching and learning, scholarship and artistic endeavor; a broad and deep curriculum; and a residential campus that fosters a learning community." [Source]

Website: http://www.vassar.edu/

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2,516
Undergraduate
Enrollment
87%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$62,870
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

8:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
0.6%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

NO


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Curriculum last evaluated: 9/26/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.