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Vanderbilt University

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Rating

Private

Type

13,634

Students

$50,800

Tuition

9%

Acceptance

#17

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Nashville, TN

2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37240

Vanderbilt University is a large private university located in Nashville, TN ranked 17th in America. It has a total of 6,974 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 9.12% acceptance rate. Vanderbilt University offers 245 different majors and is best known for its Teacher Education and Professional Development, Secondary Education and Teaching, and Social Sciences programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $50,800 per year, Vanderbilt University is exceptionally high-priced. 86.73% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make approximately $69,000 per year, which is 66% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$52,070
Above Average

Vanderbilt University

$52,070

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$73,148

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,665

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

9%Acceptance
Very Selective

Vanderbilt University

9%

National

69%
Sat

1460 - 1560

49% of students submit

Admissions Yield

47%

ACT

31 - 35

52% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

6,974Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Economics, General6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5% Social Sciences, General81% Others

8% Economics, General

6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

5% Social Sciences, General

81% Others

Economics, General

8%

309 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

6%

226 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

5%

223 Graduates

Computer Science

4%

147 Graduates

Neuroscience

3%

134 Graduates

Mathematics, General

3%

134 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

3%

118 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

2%

95 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

2%

78 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors7:17:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

7

Number of Library Books

1,932,705

Academic Spend per Student

$29,628

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

97%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$53,400/Year

Vanderbilt University

$53,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$53,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$69,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

86%