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Vassar Financial Aid

Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 1,675
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 71%
Average Aid Amount $46,084
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 492
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 79%

Financial Aid Information at Vassar

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 1,675 students (71% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $46,084. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 492 students (79% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at Vassar College is $60,930, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 1,675 students (71% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $46,084. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Vassar College for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Vassar College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid1,67571%$46,084
Pell Grants59525%$4,623
Federal Student Loans1,01543%$4,940

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 492 beginning students (79% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 490 students (79% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Vassar College.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Vassar College
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid49279%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources40765%$45,689
Federal Grants13822%$6,123
Pell Grants13822%$4,703
Other Federal Grants498%$4,000
State/Local Grants518%$2,914
Institutional Grants40465%$43,569
Student Loans27043%$4,855
Federal Student Loans25841%$3,807
Other Student Loans295%$11,331