Class of 2020 Statistics

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Admission Results
Total Applications 7306
Total Admits 1964
% Admitted 26.9%
Matriculants 660
% Female 57.7%
% Male 42.3%
Mean GPA, unweighted A/A-
Class Diversity (US citizens & Perm. Residents only) % of class
Asian 104 15.8%
Black 46 7.0%
Latino 70 10.6%
Native American 1 0.1%
Total 221 33.5%
Total including non-citizens of color 271 41.1%
High School Class Rank Cum. %
Top 5% 172 42%
Top 10% 276 68%
Top 20% 365 90%
Top 25% 376 93%
Total with Class Rank 405 61%
Financial Aid
% Receiving Need-Based Aid from Vassar 62%
% First-Generation College 13.3%
High School Type % of class
Public 461 69.8%
Private 140 21.2%
Religious 54 8.2%
Homeschool 5 0.8%
SAT Range* Critical Reading Math Writing
750+ 118 30% 103 26% 122 31%
700-740 133 34% 114 29% 100 25%
650-690 88 22% 124 31% 104 26%
600-640 44 11% 41 11% 45 12%
550-590 8 2% 8 2% 15 4%
Below 550 4 1% 5 1% 9 2%
Total Using SAT Scores 395 395 395
Mean Score 710.2 703.1 702.9
Median Score 710 700 710
Mid 50% Critical Reading and Math 1360-1480 Mid 50% All Scores 2040-2220
*All SAT Scores are based on the pre-March 2016 ("old") SAT. For more information on how your scores on the redesigned SAT compare, please use the CollegeBoard Concordance Tables available on the CollegeBoard's website.
ACT
Total Using ACT Scores 355
Mean ACT Composite 31.5
Median ACT Composite 32
Mid 50% ACT Composite 30-33
Geographical Representation
The Class of 2020 includes students from 44 states, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and 30 foreign countries: Albania, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
International Students
Foreign Citizens 56
Dual Citizens 49
% of International Students in Class 15.9%
Top States
1. New York 137
2. California 75
3. New Jersey 55
4. Massachusetts 48
5. Connecticut 27
6. Florida 22
7. Pennsylvania 18
8. Texas 17
9. Maryland 16
10. Illinois
     Virginia
15
15
12. Ohio 11
13. Minnesota
     Washington
10
10
15. Colorado 9
Students from abroad 72

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