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Urban Studies at Vassar College

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Urban Studies at Vassar College

Urban Studies is one of the majors in the social sciences program 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. Also, learn how Vassar ranks among other schools offering degrees in urban studies.

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Vassar Urban Studies Rankings

Vassar was ranked #11 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for urban studies 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 #4 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies 6
Best Urban Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 9
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies 28
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies 68

Popularity of Urban Studies at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 13 bachelor's degrees in urban studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #37 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 32% over the previous year when 19 degrees were handed out.

Vassar Urban Studies Students

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

Vassar Urban Studies Bachelor’s Program

The urban studies program at Vassar awarded 13 bachelor's degrees in 2019-2020. About 54% of these degrees went to men with the other 46% going to women.


The majority of the students with this major are white. About 77% 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 urban studies.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 10
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 49
Political Science & Government 44
International Relations & National Security 27
Sociology 16
Anthropology 12

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