Class of 2018 Statistics

Vassar welcomes the class of 2018, the most selective and diverse in the college’s history.

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Admission Results
Total Applications 7784
Total Admits 1832
% Admitted 23.5%
Matriculants 665
% Female 57%
% Male 43%
Mean GPA, unweighted A-
Class Diversity % of class
Asian 109 16.4%
Black 50 7.5%
Latino 82 12.3%
Native American 1 0.2%
Total 242 36.4%
Total including non-citizens of color 282 42.4%
High School Class Rank Cum. %
Top 5% 180 46%
Top 10% 269 69%
Top 20% 351 90%
Top 25% 370 95%
Total with Class Rank 389 58%
Financial Aid
% Receiving Need-Based Aid from Vassar 60%
High School Type % of class
Public 455 68.4%
Private 139 20.9%
Religious 69 10.4%
Homeschool 2 0.3%
SAT Range Critical Reading Math Writing
750+ 131 28% 97 21% 126 27%
700-740 139 30% 120 26% 131 28%
650-690 123 26% 149 32% 113 25%
600-640 53 11% 76 16% 64 14%
550-590 12 3% 17 4% 20 4%
Below 550 8 2% 7 1% 9 2%
Total Using SAT Scores 466 466 463
Mean Score 706 691 700
Mid 50% Critical Reading and Math 1340-1460 Mid 50% All Scores 2020-2200
ACT
Total Using ACT Scores 287
Mean ACT Composite 31.2
Mid 50% ACT Composite 30-33
Geographical Representation
The Class of 2018 includes students from 46 states, Washington, D.C., Marshall Islands, Puerto Rico, and 31 foreign countries: Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad & Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam, and Zambia.
International Students
Foreign Citizens 49
Dual Citizens 56
% of International Students in Class 15.8%
Top States
1. New York 144
2. California 85
3. New Jersey 50
4. Massachusetts 46
5. Connecticut 33
6. Pennsylvania 26
7. Illinois 19
8. Maryland 16
9. Florida 15
10. Texas
     Virginia
13
13
12. Ohio 10
13. Colorado
     Georgia
8
8
15. Arizona
     Oregan
7
7
Students from abroad 67

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