Class of 2021 Statistics

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Admission Results
Total Applications 7746
Total Admits 1842
% Admitted 23.8%
Matriculants 626
% Female 60.9%
% Male 39.1%
Mean GPA, unweighted A/A-
Class Diversity (US citizens & Perm. Residents only) % of class
Asian 113 18.0%
Black 45 7.2%
Latino 60 9.6%
Native American 1 0.2%
Total 219 35.0%
Total including non-citizens of color 261 41.7%
High School Class Rank Cum. %
Top 5% 149 42%
Top 10% 230 65%
Top 20% 313 88%
Top 25% 329 93%
Total with Class Rank 354 57%
Financial Aid
% Receiving Need-Based Aid from Vassar 63%
% First-Generation College 13.4%
High School Type % of class
Public 412 65.8%
Private 137 21.9%
Religious 67 10.7%
Homeschool 10 1.6%
*SAT I Range Critical Reading Math Writing
750+ 41 31.5% 41 31.5% 34 26.1%
700-740 37 28.5% 34 26.1% 39 30.0%
650-690 30 23.1% 33 25.4% 33 25.4%
600-640 19 14.6% 17 13.1% 12 9.2%
550-590 2 1.5% 4 3.1% 9 7.0%
Below 550 1 0.8% 1 0.8% 3 2.3%
Total Using SAT I Scores 130 130 130
Mean Score 711.3 703.8 697.8
Median Score 710 710 700
Mid 50% Critical Reading and Math 1350-1470 Mid 50% All Scores 2030-2210
*SAT I reflects pre-March 2016 ("old") SAT. 
*SAT R Range EBRW Math
750+ 63 23.9% 71 27.0%
700-740 112 42.6% 83 31.6%
650-690 72 27.4% 83 31.6%
600-640 12 4.6% 18 6.8%
550-590 4 1.5% 5 1.9%
Below 550 0 0.0% 3 1.1%
Total Using SAT R Scores 263 263
Mean Score 712.4 707.2
Median Score 710 700
Mid 50% EBRW+Math 1380-1470
*SAT R reflects "new" SAT since March 2016.
ACT
Total Using ACT Scores 351
Mean ACT Composite 32.0
Median ACT Composite 32
Mid 50% ACT Composite 31-33
Geographical Representation
The Class of 2021 includes students from 46 states, Washington, D.C., and 28 foreign countries:  Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China/Hong Kong, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, Nepal,  Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey,  United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
International Students
Foreign Citizens 48
Dual Citizens 30
% Students holding foreign citizenship 12.5%
Top States
1. New York 142
2. California 68
3. New Jersey 53
4. Massachusetts 48
5. Pennsylvania 25
6. Connecticut 19
7. Washington 16
8. Florida 13
9. Georgia
    Maryland
    Texas
12
12
12
12. Virginia 11
13. Illinois 9
14. Ohio
      Tennessee
8
8
Students from abroad 64

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