About Vanderbilt University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Vanderbilt University cost?

Vanderbilt University Cost of Attendance
In-state $45,610
Out-of-state $45,610
On-Campus Room and Board $14,962
Off-Campus Room and Board
Average Annual Cost $23,150
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Vanderbilt University Financial Aid and Debt

84%

Students paying down their debt

$13,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$133

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 68% $39,081
Federal Grants 14% $5,658
Pell grants 14% $4,160
Other federal grants 4% $4,000
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 9% $5,192
Institutional grants or scholarships 63% $39,106
Student loan aid 14% $7,901
Federal student loans 13% $5,959
Other student loans 2% $25,202

Vanderbilt University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 358 Up to $1,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 218 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 306 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 182 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 129 Up to $4,500
Do community service 298 Up to $75
Have work experience 154 Up to $4,000
Play a sport 160 Up to $600
Take a challenging class 747 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Vanderbilt University Admissions

What is Vanderbilt University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 11%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 41% of applicants
SAT Reading 710-790
SAT Math 720-800
SAT Writing 690-770
ACT Submissions 63% of applicants
Composite Score 32-35

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Vanderbilt University Campus Life

8:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

45

Forbes Ranking

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

92%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 7046
Living on campus
Transfer Students 13%
Under Age 25 35%
Gender Balance
Men
50%
Women
50%

Student Diversity

67%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
54.74%
Unknown
16.59%
Asian
11.41%
Hispanic or Latino
8.42%
Black or African American
8.36%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.37%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.11%

Vanderbilt University Graduation Success

97%

First Year Student Retention

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$60,700

Average Salary After Graduation

About Vanderbilt University

Address

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify