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Vassar College Bachelor’s in Classical & Ancient Studies

The main focus area for this major is Ancient Studies/Civilization. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Classical & Ancient Studies is a major offered under the multi / interdisciplinary studies program of study at Vassar College. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in classics, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the Vassar Bachelor’s in Classics

#16 in the U.S
#3 in New York

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. 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.

Here are some of the other rankings for Vassar.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 7
Most Focused Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 7
Best Classical & Ancient Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 14
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 14
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 15
Most Popular Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 16
Best Classical & Ancient Studies Schools 16
Best Value Colleges for Classical & Ancient Studies 16

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Classics from Vassar Cost?

$61,010 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)

Vassar Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at Vassar paid an average of $1,842 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $60,030 $60,030
Fees $980 $980
Books and Supplies $900 $900
On Campus Room and Board $14,990 $14,990
On Campus Other Expenses $1,350 $1,350

Learn more about Vassar tuition and fees.

Does Vassar Offer an Online Bachelor’s in Classics?

Vassar does not offer an online option for its classics bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Vassar Online Learning page.

Vassar Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Classics

5 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
40.0% Women
20.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 5 bachelor’s degrees in classics handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 40.0% of the students who received their Bachelor’s in classics in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 62.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 20.0% of the classics bachelor’s degrees at Vassar in 2019-2020. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 21%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Bachelor’s in Classics Focus Areas at Vassar

Classical & Ancient Studies students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Ancient Studies/Civilization 5

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to classical and ancient studies.

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

View All Classical & Ancient Studies Related Majors >


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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