10%

Acceptance Rate

$43,796

Avg.Financial Aid

003535

FAFSA Code

About Vanderbilt University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

12,824

Website

www.vanderbilt.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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Location & Contact

Address

2101 West End Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6153227311
Fax: 6153437765
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Vanderbilt University has been ranked at the 27th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

10%

SAT Range

1450 - 1560

ACT Range

33 - 35

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to VU is difficult. To kickstart the admission process at VU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1460-1560 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Vanderbilt University is 34. However, those getting an ACT score less than 33 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, or call (615) 322-7311.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,596

Average Annual Cost

$48,600

Books And Supplies

$1,294

Other Fees

$1,216

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$16,234

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,802

Total One Year Cost

$70,146

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to VU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $73,148. The average annual tuition cost ($52,070), books and supplies ($1,294), room and boarding ($16,910), and budget for other expenses ($2,874) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

7:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

97%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$15,111

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

288 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

228 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

201 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

100 Graduates

Political Science and Government

100 Graduates

Mathematics

98 Graduates

Computer Science

88 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

85 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

75 Graduates

Psychology, General

70 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

66 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

61 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

58 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

53 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

50 Graduates

History

47 Graduates

Music

46 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

40 Graduates

Engineering Science

35 Graduates

Sociology

34 Graduates

Philosophy

30 Graduates

Cognitive Science

28 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

28 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

28 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

23 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

22 Graduates

Area Studies

21 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

18 Graduates

Physics

17 Graduates

Civil Engineering

15 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Computer Engineering

14 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

12 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

11 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

9 Graduates

Anthropology

8 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

7 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

7 Graduates

Education, General

6 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

6 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

5 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Education, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,861

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

14%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

45% White

5% Unknown

11% Black

10% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

14% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

78%

Out Of State

9%

In State

13%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,280 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

90%

Averege Housing Cost

$10,620/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,614/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,614/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Commodore

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southeastern Conference

Total Male Athletes

178

Total Female Athletes

165

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

53

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by VU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $16,910 per year. The average meal plan at VU costs around $5,614 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 48% and 52%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$53,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$69,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$8,974

$19,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$93 - 200

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$43,796

Students Receiving Federal Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,092

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,426

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$42,735

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$63,427

$30K - $48K

$63,867

$48K - $75K

$58,863

$75K - $110K

$52,307

> $110K

$29,260

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,525,592

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,448,411

In case the students at Vanderbilt University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Vanderbilt University is around $42,932 and the federal grant is $6,086. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,241, while the institutional aid is $42,932. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at VU based on students' financial needs add up to $3,525,592 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $23,448,411.

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