Vassar College is a four-year, liberal arts school founded in 1861 as only the second degree-granting institution of higher education for women in the US. Co-educational since 1969, Vassar now has a total student population of a little over 2,400 individuals.
Vassar offers the bachelor’s degree in some 50 fields of academic study. Among its most popular programs are those in social sciences, in biological and biomedical sciences, in visual and performing arts, and in foreign languages.
In addition to the standard programs in the major foreign languages and literatures, Vassar students may also pursue a Self-Instructional Language Program (SILP). SILP programs exist for a variety of lesser-known languages, including Irish, Yiddish, Turkish, Swahili, Hindi, and Korean, among others.
Vassar is associated with one Nobel laureate for literature, poet Gabriela Mistral.
Vassar is connected with many other distinguished persons, including the following:
Vassar is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
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Who are Vassar College's Most influential alumni?
Vassar College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Nursing, and Education. Vassar College’s most academically influential people include Panfilo Costa, Ellen Swallow Richards, and Meryl Streep.
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