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Mathematics at Vassar College

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Mathematics at Vassar College

Every mathematics school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the math program at Vassar College stacks up to those at other schools.

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, 29 of them were mathematics majors.

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

Vassar Mathematics Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math

Vassar Mathematics Rankings

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

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 math major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mathematics. 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 Mathematics Schools 23
Best Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 23
Most Focused Mathematics Schools 38
Best Value Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 182
Most Popular Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 183
Best Value Mathematics Schools 195
Most Popular Mathematics Schools 292

How Much Do Math Graduates from Vassar Make?

The median salary of math students who receive their bachelor's degree at Vassar is $59,871. This is 39% higher than $43,164, which is the national average for all math bachelor's degree recipients.


Math Student Demographics at Vassar

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

Vassar Mathematics Bachelor’s Program

52% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 48% of math bachelor's degrees went to men and 52% went to women. The typical math bachelor's degree program is made up of only 39% women. So female students are more repesented at Vassar since its program graduates 13% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 4% more racial-ethnic minorities in its math 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 math.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 14
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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

Careers That Math Grads May Go Into

A degree in math 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
Mathematical Science Professors 4,700 $105,070
Natural Sciences Managers 1,360 $148,460
Statisticians 1,120 $95,870


*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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