Parents Guide

12 Valley Schools On Princeton Review’s Best 380 Colleges List For 2016

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Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY

Colleges listed in alphabetical order. Photograph courtesy of

By the numbers:

  • $48,840 Tuition
  • 2,418 Enrolled
  • 710 Avg SAT Reading
  • 700 Avg SAT Math
  • 700 Avg SAT Writing

Students say: Vassar College is a small “academically challenging” school that offers a “perfect liberal arts feel” and seeks to broaden students’ perspectives. The “strong sense of community” is apparent both in and out of the classroom, where the school drums home the idea that “it’s all about being unique and letting your quirky characteristics shine.”

Voted: The Best 380 Colleges; Best Northeastern; Best College Library; Best College Theater; Best Financial Aid; Birkenstock-Wearing, Tree-Hugging, Clove-Smoking Vegetarians; College City Gets Low Marks; Colleges That Pay You Back; Great Financial Aid; Green Colleges; Least Religious Students; Most Liberal Students; Most Politically Active Students; Private Schools; Reefer Madness; Town-Gown Relations Are Strained

Princeton Review profile:

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