Vassar College

Vassar College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Vassar College a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this Vassar College veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Vassar College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Vassar:

How Does Vassar Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Vassar College was ranked #1,312 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #89 in our Best for Vets in New York ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Vassar did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 997

You can also see how specific majors at Vassar fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Medieval Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Medieval & Renaissance Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best African Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Ancient Studies/Civilization Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Ancient Studies/Civilization Colleges for Veterans 12
Best African Studies Colleges for Veterans 13
Best Medieval Studies Colleges for Veterans 13
Best Medieval & Renaissance Studies Colleges for Veterans 13
Best Classical & Ancient Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 18
Best Science, Technology & Society Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19

How Many Veterans Go to Vassar?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

According to the VA, there are 46 G.I. Bill® students at Vassar. There are 2,435 students enrolled at Vassar. This means that approximately 1.89% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Vassar

Vassar College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.

Vassar College does have a student veterans group.

Does Vassar Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Vassar does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Vassar does not offer credit for military training.

Vassar Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Vassar.

Complaints to the VA About Vassar

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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