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Germanic Languages at Vassar College

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Germanic Languages at Vassar College

If you plan to study Germanic languages, take a look at what Vassar College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and approximately 2,435 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 4 German majors received their bachelor's degree from Vassar.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Germanic Languages section at the bottom of this page.

Vassar Germanic Languages Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in German

Vassar Germanic Languages Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks German programs across the country. The following shows how Vassar performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The German major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Germanic Languages. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Degree Schools 17
Best Germanic Languages Schools 19
Most Focused Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Degree Schools 39
Best Value Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Degree Schools 87
Most Popular Germanic Languages Schools 94
Best Value Germanic Languages Schools 99

German Student Demographics at Vassar

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

Vassar Germanic Languages Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 4 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Germanic Languages from Vassar in 2020-2021, 0% were men and 100% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 33% more racial-ethnic minorities in its German bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in German.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 1
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Vassar also has a doctoral program available in German. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That German Grads May Go Into

A degree in German can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Vassar College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 3,130 $87,670


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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