Class of 2017 Statistics

Vassar welcomes the class of 2017, the most selective and diverse in the college’s history.

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Admission Results
Total Applications 7597
Total Admits 1832
% Admitted 24.1%
Matriculants 666
% Female 57%
% Male 43%
Mean GPA, unweighted A-
Class Diversity % of class
Asian 97 14.5%
Black 51 7.7%
Latino 60 9.0%
Native American 0 0.0%
Total 208 31.2%
Total including non-citizens of color 250 37.5%
High School Class Rank Cum. %
Top 5% 153 40%
Top 10% 252 66%
Top 20% 330 87%
Top 25% 352 93%
Total with Class Rank 380 57%
Financial Aid
% Receiving Need-Based Aid from Vassar 56%
High School Type % of class
Public 405 60.8%
Private 194 29.1%
Religious 63 9.5%
Homeschool 4 0.6%
SAT Range Critical Reading Math Writing
750+ 124 25% 94 19% 147 30%
700-740 149 30% 127 25% 111 23%
650-690 125 25% 157 32% 149 30%
600-640 75 15% 84 17% 55 11%
550-590 16 3% 24 5% 23 5%
Below 550 7 2% 10 2% 5 1%
Total Using SAT Scores 496 496 490
Mean Score 700 687 701
Mid 50% Critical Reading and Math 1330-1460 Mid 50% All Scores 2000-2190
ACT
Total Using ACT Scores 269
Mean ACT Composite 31.3
Mid 50% ACT Composite 30-33
Geographical Representation
The Class of 2017 includes students from 47 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and 28 foreign countries: Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China/Hong Kong, Ecuador, France, Georgia, Greece, India, Italy, Jamaica, Korea, Malaysia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
International Students
Foreign Citizens 51
Dual Citizens 35
% of International Students in Class 13.0%
Top States
1. New York 151
2. California 81
3. New Jersey 45
4. Massachusetts 44
5. Connecticut 31
6. Pennsylvania 27
7. Florida
    Texas
19
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9. Illinois 17
10. Washington 13
11. Maryland 12
12. Arizona 10
13. Virginia
     Michigan
8
8
15. Georgia 7
Students from abroad 70

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