Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)


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Vassar College is ranked 8 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 16 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 60%
Applicants who took ACT 40%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+64%
600-69933%
600+97%

SAT Math Score

700+55%
600-69942%
600+97%

ACT Score

30-3686%
24-2914%
24+100%

Students applied7,284
Students admitted1,964
Admission rate27%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$54,410
Fees$800
Room and board$12,900
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$69,010

Cost after need-based aid$21,834
Cost after non-need-based aid$69,010

Average debt at graduation$18,462

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$51,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$47,176
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,424

Full-Time

Men1,028
Women1,377

Part-Time

Men5
Women14

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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