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Vanderbilt University Stats, Info and Facts

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12,592 Students

11% Admitted

  • 12,592 full time
  • 810 part time
  • 5,700 men full time
  • 6,892 women full time
  • 31,462 applied
  • 3,415 admitted
  • 1,607 enrolled

6,885 Undergraduates

$48,600 Tuition/Year

  • 5,835 Graduates
  • 43 Non-Degree
  • $48,600 in state
  • $1,216 fees
  • $16,234 room & board
  • $1,294 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Commodore
School Colors: Black & Gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Z from Nashville, TN
  • 0
  • If you're not rich, it's totally a different world you will be living in. (the Vandybubble) It's annoying but the experience and education is SO worth it. WE BLEED BLACK…

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  • Andi from Chagrin Falls, OH
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  • Vanderbilt University is an outstanding private university with high-achieving students with diverse interests and involvements. Located in Nashville, TN, the school is in the perfect place for students to live…

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  • Walisha from Louisville, KY
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  • Choosing to attend Vanderbilt was, quite honestly, one of the most wise decisions I have ever made in my short, 20 year life!!! Vanderbilt offers a wide variety of opportunities…

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  • C from Georgia
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  • Vanderbilt University is an institution geared towards challenging its students academically in order to ensure a successful future. However, there are resources such as 24-hour tutoring and extensive office hours…

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  • James from Anchorage, AK
  • 0
  • I am currently an incoming freshman, but already from what little experience I have had with the school, I LOVE it! Everyone I have met attending Vanderbilt have all been…

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Mission Statement

Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.

Vanderbilt University
  • Located in Nashville, TN
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 12,592 students enrolled
  • 11% admitted
  • $48,600 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Calvin from Edmond, OK
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I absolutely loved the campus. If you thrive in an academic environment, you will love being here. Beautiful campus, good sports program for a top school and a great city atmosphere.

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