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Vanderbilt University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Nashville, TN

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$73,896
Tuition and Fees
$55,032
Room and Board
$17,670
Books and Supplies
$1,194
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 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,030 (64.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
797 (77.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
797 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
797 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$56,739
Need-Based Gift
Received by 782 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $54,417
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 391 (49.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,503
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 80 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
155 (9.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,722

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,807 (55.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,355 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,355 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,355 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$54,138
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,312 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $52,242
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,826 (54.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,939
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 156 (4.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
704 (10.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,480

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
22%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,727
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
Not reported

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