History at Vassar College
Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and approximately 2,435 students attend the school each year. Of the 682 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in 2021, 22 of them were history majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Vassar History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
Vassar History Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how Vassar performed in these rankings.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. 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.
|Most Focused History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||96|
|Best History Schools||243|
|Best History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||243|
|Most Popular History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||337|
|Best Value History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||412|
|Best Value History Schools||413|
How Much Do History Graduates from Vassar Make?
The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at Vassar is $18,009. This is less than $28,881, which is the national average of all history majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
History Student Demographics at Vassar
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Vassar College.
Vassar History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Vassar also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history 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|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||1,490||$56,040|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Noteremote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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