Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College says, "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."[Source]

  • Website:http://www.vassar.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,421
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:86%
  • Tuition & Fees:$51,250 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

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    No credit given for Composition because the "Freshman Writing Seminar" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

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    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Quantitative" requirement may be satisfied by courses in geography.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/14/2016

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