Social Sciences at Vassar College

Social Sciences at Vassar College

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. Also, learn how Vassar ranks among other schools offering degrees in social sciences.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Vassar

Vassar Social Sciences Rankings

Vassar was ranked #89 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for social sciences majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #12 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences (Income $30-$48k) 42
43
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences (Income $0-$30k) 76
Best Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 88
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences (Income $48-$75k) 94
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Social Sciences Graduates 144
260
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences (With Aid) 304
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences (Income $75-$110k) 376
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences (Income Over $110k) 525
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences 631

Popularity of Social Sciences at Vassar

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Vassar College handed out 152 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #335 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 11% over the previous year when 170 degrees were handed out.

Social Sciences Student Diversity at Vassar

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

Vassar Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 41% of social sciences bachelor's degrees went to men and 59% went to women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 57% of 2021 graduates were in this category.

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

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 87
Non-Resident Aliens 19
Other Races 15

Social Sciences Majors

Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Political Science & Government 47
Economics 41
Sociology 16
Urban Studies 15
International Relations & National Security 12
Anthropology 12
Geography & Cartography 9

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 46
History 22
Education 19
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 17
Communication & Journalism 15

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