Vassar College Rankings by Salary Score

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Vassar College's Top Ranking

Vassar College is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Vassar College

We calculated a salary score for each of Vassar College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Vassar College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Vassar Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 2 100% 100% Not Reported $17,310 2
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 6 100% 100% Not Reported $21,960 6
Biology, General 80 93% 93% $17,000 $33,460 80
Cognitive Science 16 100% 100% Not Reported $26,740 16
Communication and Media Studies 1 93% 93% Not Reported $18,770 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 61 97% 97% $15,000 $62,260 61
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 26 93% 93% $19,000 $20,410 26
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 20 78% 78% Not Reported $22,670 20
Economics 91 93% 93% $17,890 $64,280 91
English Language and Literature, General 88 97% 97% $20,030 $36,130 88
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 98 100% 100% $19,000 $37,590 98
Fine and Studio Arts 95 94% 94% Not Reported $35,060 95
History 14 100% 100% $16,350 $23,580 14
International Relations and National Security Studies 37 95% 95% $19,000 $33,990 37
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14 97% 97% $17,000 $24,860 14
Mathematics 91 86% 86% Not Reported $61,060 91
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 39 88% 88% $18,890 $27,770 39
Philosophy 28 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 28
Political Science and Government 64 90% 90% $18,960 $37,860 64
Psychology, General 99 100% 100% Not Reported $41,570 99
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 73 92% 92% $18,370 $37,210 73
Science, Technology and Society 35 100% 100% $18,160 $38,290 35

Most Recent Reviews

Antonette Cely 2/2/2016

When I applied to Vassar I was nervous that I wouldn't be accepted. But coming from Arizona, with an interest in learning Russian, I had a lot to offer the college. They accepted me based on my whole self, and not just on my SAT scores. I was treated a lot like a foreign student, and I made friends with a lot of other foreign students. I had to ask for 3 final exams to be delayed so I could spend Christmas in Norway at the home one of my new friends. Although the dean had just denied the same sort of request... Read More

K 10/5/2015

Vassar students learn to think for themselves, and write well critically. A wide variety of course offerings and few required courses allows students to help shape their own educational experience.