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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/

Private
Co-ed
6,871
Undergraduate
Students
(50.5%) 3,470 Women
(49.5%) 3,401 Men
5,716
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
11% of 32,442 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.80
SAT Math
700-790 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
700-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$70,274
Tuition and Fees
$52,070
Room and Board
$16,910
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$52,794
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,854
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
956
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
90% 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
13.4% Asian
9.9% Black/African-American
9.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.4% White
5.5% Unknown
International Students
7.1% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
97.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
85.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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