Vanderbilt University: Ranking & Review

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Nashville
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United States
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World
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16193
Top 1%

Vanderbilt University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate11%11%10%
Applicants31,46214,20817,254
Admissions3,4151,6171,798
Enrolled undergraduates1,607757850
Enrolled total (including graduate students)12,5925,7006,892

307 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

112 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores540
Percent of students submitting SAT scores34%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
740
Math
765

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,192
Percent of students submitting ACT scores74%
ACT Composite
33
ACT English
34
ACT Math
32

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Vanderbilt University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$67,392$67,392
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,584 and other expenses per full academic year.

Vanderbilt University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,039 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$46,500$46,500
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,164$1,164
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,938$1,938
Tuition for Full-time graduates$45,840$45,840
Fees for full-time graduates$457$457
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,910$1,910

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences5625721640
Health Professions and Related Programs453169622
Engineering2905343386
Education4923745331
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services327327
Biological and Biomedical Sciences13912103254
Legal Professions and Studies59188247
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies200124216
Psychology722619117
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7016793
Mathematics and Statistics3548285
Physical Sciences25134482
Theology and Religious Vocations6969
Visual and Performing Arts6565
English Language and Literature & Letters3813758
Public Administration and Social Service Professions193756
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4949
Philosophy and Religious Studies2381748
History3010747
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences111930
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies24428
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics152724
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1212
Grand Total1,7161,4876833,886

A total of 1,716 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Vanderbilt University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,170 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate92%90%93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 97%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Founded1873
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,765
Instructional FTE1,296
Research FTE313
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.vanderbilt.edu
Address2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee, 37240
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population668,000
Phone6153227311
Fax+1 (615) 343 7765

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