About Vanderbilt University
On Campus Housing
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.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.