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Vanderbilt University

2101 West End Avenue,
Nashville, Tennessee – 37240 
Phone: 
(615)322-7311

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

7%

Admissions Yield

48%

Applicants Total

47,152

Admissions Total

3,368

ENROLLMENT

Vanderbilt University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,111 and a student faculty ratio of 8:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
1,873
Total Enrollment
13,796
Undergraduate Enrollment
7,111
Graduate Enrollment
6,685
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
97
Student-to-faculty Ratio
8
Enrolled Total
1,626

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Vanderbilt University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $50
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $56,966
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $79,538
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $79,538

ACT Requirements​

32%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

34%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Vanderbilt University scored between a 1480 – 1570 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1530. Roughly 25% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
25%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
720
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
770
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
760
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
800

Admissions Criteria

The Vanderbilt University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Required
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Recommended
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
11%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
11%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
41%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
17%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

70% of students at Vanderbilt University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $49,730. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

70%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$49,730

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$27,553

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Vanderbilt University has an average graduation rate of 89% within 4 years and 93% within 6 years. At Vanderbilt University, 1,712 students earn a bachelors, 1,457 receive a master’s, and 758 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 11% of the student body are from foreign countries,9% in-state, and 79% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
9%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
79%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
11%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,712
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
1,457
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
758
Graduation rate, total cohort
93
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
89
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
93

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