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What Makes Us Special

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a private research university of 6,883 undergraduates and 5,684 graduate and professional students. The university comprises 10 schools, a distinguished medical center and a public policy center. Vanderbilt offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development and a full range of graduate and professional degrees. The university consistently ranks as one of the nation's top 20 universities.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class

English33-35
Mathematics31-35
Reading32-35
Science31-35

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.80

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 50%
Men 50%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 97%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2015-16  Help

Vanderbilt is ranked as the 12th Best Value by U.S. News and World Report. Vanderbilt is also one of only 30 colleges and universities that are able to consider applications on a need-blind basis and meet 100 percent of an applicant's demonstrated need (without packaging any need-based loans).

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 
$21,506

Tuition and Fees History  Help

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About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 8:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 96%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 1072 366 151 35 1624

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