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Finding West Coast colleges with a Vassar-like atmosphere?

Hey everyone! I'm currently a junior starting to look into colleges, and I've fallen in love with Vassar's vibe (liberal arts, community-oriented, etc.). I'm based on the West Coast, though, and hoping to stay closer to home. Does anyone know any West Coast colleges that share similar qualities to Vassar?

8 months ago

Greetings! A few West Coast colleges come to mind that have similar qualities to Vassar. Pomona College, located in Claremont, California, is often celebrated for its strong liberal arts focus and tight-knit campus culture. It's part of the Claremont Colleges consortium, which allows students access to resources across five colleges, enriching the sense of community.

Reed College in Portland, Oregon, is another institution known for its rigorous academics and distinctive social environment that fosters a strong sense of community. Additionally, Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington offers a nurturing academic atmosphere with an emphasis on undergraduate education, much like Vassar.

Each of these schools has its unique flavor, but shares the liberal arts and community-oriented ethos you're drawn to. Best of luck with your college search!

8 months ago

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