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Vanderbilt, founded in 1873, is a private university. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Science, the School of Engineering, the Peabody College and the Blair School of Music. Its 330-acre campus is located in the University Center section of Nashville.

Website: www.vanderbilt.edu:443/

Private
Co-ed
6,886
Undergraduate
Students
(51.6%) 3,551 Women
(48.4%) 3,335 Men
6,245
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
9% of 37,310 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.84
SAT Math
750-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
710-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$73,896
Tuition and Fees
$55,032
Room and Board
$17,670
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$56,739
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,727
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
974
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Nashville Population
624,496
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Nashville, TN
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Commodores
Sororities
50.8% of women participate
Fraternities
37% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.8% Asian
12.2% Black/African-American
11.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.7% White
5.1% Unknown
International Students
9.6%
First-Year Students Returning
97.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
90.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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