Founded in 1861 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Vassar College is one of the United States’ top liberal arts colleges. Similar to other colleges of this caliber, Vassar maintains a strong dedication to undergraduate education with small class sizes and a vibrant student life for its diverse student body. Vassar is located in a stunning natural setting, set among idyllic, rolling hills, only a short drive from the Hudson River.
Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students per semester: 1
Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first. And if you have further questions unanswered in the FAQs, feel free to contact Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fields of Study
Yale-NUS students are free to take any Vassar course as long they meet the required prerequisites. The most updated course catalog may be found here.
Language of Instruction
Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)
3.5 – 4.5 credits
Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.
Fall semester: end August – mid December
Spring semester: mid January – mid May
Please view the detailed academic calendar here.
If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team.