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Romance Languages at Vassar College

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Romance Languages at Vassar College

If you are interested in studying romance languages, you may want to check out the program at Vassar College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and has a total student population of 2,435. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 37 students received a bachelor's degree in romance languages from Vassar.

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

Vassar Romance Languages Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Romance Languages

Vassar Romance Languages Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the romance languages progam at Vassar compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 romance languages major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Romance 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
Most Popular Romance Languages Bachelor’s Degree Schools 71
Most Popular Romance Languages Schools 98
Best Value Romance Languages Bachelor’s Degree Schools 160

Earnings of Vassar Romance Languages Graduates

The median salary of romance languages students who receive their bachelor's degree at Vassar is $35,344. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 13% higher than the national average of $31,343 for all romance languages bachelor's degree recipients.


Romance Languages Student Demographics at Vassar

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

Vassar Romance Languages Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 37 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Romance Languages from Vassar in 2020-2021, 22% were men and 78% were women.


About 76% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in romance languages at Vassar are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 28
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Romance Languages Grads May Go Into

A degree in romance languages 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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