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 is in the top 10% of the country for social sciences. More specifically it was ranked #64 out of 866 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #8 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences 43
Best Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 60
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences 240
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Social Sciences 796

Popularity of Social Sciences at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 170 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #302 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 1% over the previous year when 172 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

Of the 170 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in social sciences from Vassar in 2020, 44% were men and 56% were women.


The majority of the students with this major are white. About 56% of 2020 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.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 20
White 95
Non-Resident Aliens 21
Other Races 12

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
Economics 49
Political Science & Government 44
International Relations & National Security 27
Sociology 16
Urban Studies 13
Anthropology 12
Geography & Cartography 9

Majors Similar to Social Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 44
History 28
Communication & Journalism 23
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 20
Education 13

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