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Astronomy at Vassar College

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Astronomy 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 astronomical sciences programs.

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Astronomy Degrees Available at Vassar

Vassar Astronomical Sciences Rankings

The astronomical sciences major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Astronomy. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Astronomy 6
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Astronomy 27

Popularity of Astronomical Sciences at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 3 bachelor's degrees in astronomy. Due to this, the school was ranked #35 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 50% over the previous year when 6 degrees were handed out.

Astronomical Sciences Student Diversity at Vassar

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

Vassar Astronomy Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 3 astronomical sciences majors earned their bachelor's degree from Vassar. Of these graduates, 67% were men and 33% were women.


The majority of the graduates for this major are Asian American. In the graduating class of 2020, 67% of grads 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 astronomical sciences.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0


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