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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$62,970
Tuition and Fees
$44,542
Room and Board
$14,328
Books and Supplies
$1,370
Other Expenses
$2,730
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 DeadlineFebruary 3
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 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,041 (64.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need853 (81.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid850 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met850 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$45,413
Need-Based Gift
Received by 767 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,784
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 336 (39.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,405
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 470 (55.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift161 (10.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,797
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants3,723 (55.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,310 (49.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,304 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,304 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$44,720
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,062 (92.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $39,373
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,666 (50.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,872
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,375 (41.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift686 (10.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,789
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
22%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$20,303
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
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.79 4.23 677 669 677 31
Low 2.30 3.00 430 350 350 17
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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