Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York. Our beautiful 1,000-acre campus sits halfway between Albany and New York City in the historic Hudson Valley. Vassar was built to advance the notion of what a liberal arts college can be. From day one, we’ve empowered students to explore widely, delve deeply, and investigate every new idea with an open mind. Today, we are consistently ranked among the top colleges and universities in the United States and are renowned for pioneering achievements in education, our long history of curricular innovation, and the beauty of our campus.