Classical & Ancient Studies at Vassar College

Classical & Ancient Studies at Vassar College

Classical & Ancient Studies is one of the majors in the multi / interdisciplinary studies program at Vassar College.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how Vassar ranks in comparison to other schools with classics programs.

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Classical & Ancient Studies Degrees Available at Vassar

Vassar Classics Rankings

The bachelor's program at Vassar was ranked #16 on College Factual's Best Schools for classics list. It is also ranked #3 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 7
Best Classical & Ancient Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 14
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 15
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 25

Popularity of Classics at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 5 bachelor's degrees in classical and ancient studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #16 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

Vassar Classics Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the classics majors at Vassar College.

Vassar Classical & Ancient Studies Bachelor’s Program

The classics program at Vassar awarded 5 bachelor's degrees in 2019-2020. About 60% of these degrees went to men with the other 40% going to women.


The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Vassar are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 80% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in classics.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Science, Technology & Society 20
Cognitive Science 20
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 5
Medieval Studies 1

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