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Political Science at Vassar College

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how Vassar ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in poly sci.

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Vassar Poly Sci Rankings

Vassar is in the top 10% of the country for poly sci. More specifically it was ranked #63 out of 768 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #7 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Political Science 61
Best Political Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 62
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Political Science 255
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Political Science 721

Popularity of Poly Sci at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 44 bachelor's degrees in political science. Due to this, the school was ranked #269 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 10% over the previous year when 49 degrees were handed out.

Vassar Poly Sci Students

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

Vassar Political Science Bachelor’s Program

Of the 44 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Vassar in 2019-2020, 55% were men and 45% were 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, 55% 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 poly sci.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 24
Non-Resident Aliens 5
Other Races 4


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