Visual & Performing Arts at Vassar College

Visual & Performing Arts 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 visual and performing arts programs.

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Visual & Performing Arts Degrees Available at Vassar

Vassar Visual & Performing Arts Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for visual and performing arts majors, Vassar came in at #37. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #8 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools 40
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts 146
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts 317
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts 801

Popularity of Visual & Performing Arts at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 79 bachelor's degrees in visual and performing arts. Due to this, the school was ranked #413 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 8% over the previous year when 86 degrees were handed out.

Visual & Performing Arts Student Diversity at Vassar

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the visual and performing arts majors at Vassar College.

Vassar Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Program

Of the 79 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Visual & Performing Arts from Vassar in 2019-2020, 51% were men and 49% 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, 66% 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 visual and performing arts.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 52
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 9

Visual & Performing Arts Majors

Visual and Performing Arts 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
Drama & Theater Arts 32
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 19
Fine & Studio Arts 17
Music 11

Majors Similar to Visual & Performing Arts

Related Major Annual Graduates
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 41
English Language & Literature 37
Philosophy & Religious Studies 16
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1

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