Astronomy & Astrophysics at Vassar CollegeVassar College stacks up to those at other schools.
Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and has a total student population of 2,435. In 2021, 5 astronomy majors received their bachelor's degree from Vassar.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Astronomy & Astrophysics section at the bottom of this page.
Vassar Astronomy & Astrophysics Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Astronomy
Vassar Astronomy & Astrophysics Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the astronomy progam at Vassar compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The astronomy major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Astronomy & Astrophysics. 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 Astronomy & Astrophysics Schools||14|
Astronomy Student Demographics at Vassar
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the astronomy majors at Vassar College.
Vassar Astronomy & Astrophysics 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 astronomy.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Vassar also has a doctoral program available in astronomy. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Astronomy Grads May Go Into
A degree in astronomy 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|
|Physics Postsecondary Professors||1,430||$117,370|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,360||$148,460|
|Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors||880||$108,020|
*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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