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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$70,274
Tuition and Fees
$52,070
Room and Board
$16,910
Books and Supplies
$1,294
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@vanderbilt.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003535
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,035 (68.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
826 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
826 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
826 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$52,794
Need-Based Gift
Received by 819 (98.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $49,614
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 407 (43.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,487
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 93 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
122 (8.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,977

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,874 (56.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,371 (87.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,371 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,371 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$51,787
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,333 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $49,076
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,842 (50.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,946
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
704 (10.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,217

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
21%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,854
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Performing Arts
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,380

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