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COLLEGE PROFILE

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$63,532
Tuition and Fees
$44,712
Room and Board
$14,670
Books and Supplies
$1,370
Other Expenses
$2,780
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, prepayment discount, deferred payment, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@vanderbilt.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 2
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003535
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,055 (65.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need858 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid853 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met853 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$45,640
Need-Based Gift
Received by 773 (90.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $40,331
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 345 (40.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,576
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 480 (56.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift122 (7.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,325
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,764 (55.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,329 (48.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,301 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,301 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$45,477
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,061 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,593 (48.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,893
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,413 (42.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift702 (10.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,372
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
24%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$20,790
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Community Service
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Members of Minorities, Local/State Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,319
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.78 4.25 688 675 672 31
Low 2.20 2.40 330 300 300 14
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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