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College Deliberately: Vassar College

Vassar College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes culture, citizenship and research located in a suburb of Poughkeepsie, NY. It is known for Economics, Political Science and Government and Research and Experimental Psychology.

Vassar College

place 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
phone Phone: (845) 437-7000
web Web: http://www.vassar.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Vassar College Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1921-07-01 2019-11-30
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Vassar College is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
20% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Vassar College is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Lacrosse Men’s 39
Baseball Men’s 32
Soccer Women’s 29

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Tuition for Vassar College is in the 98.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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