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Geography & Cartography at Vassar College

If you plan to study geography and cartography, 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, 9 geography majors received their bachelor's degree from Vassar.

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

Vassar Geography & Cartography Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography

Vassar Geography & Cartography Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks geography 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 geography major at Vassar is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geography & Cartography. 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 Focused Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Degree Schools 19

Geography Student Demographics at Vassar

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

Vassar Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 9 geography majors earned their bachelor's degree from Vassar. Of these graduates, 22% were men and 78% were women. The typical geography bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% women. So female students are more repesented at Vassar since its program graduates 35% more women than average.


About 89% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in geography 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 geography.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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

Careers That Geography Grads May Go Into

A degree in geography 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
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Geography Professors 220 $90,390
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 170 $78,780


*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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