#21 Best Colleges in America

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee

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National Rank
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Location Nashville, Tennessee
Online vanderbilt.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 34,313 prospective students applied, and 3,298 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,602 enrolled in the school.  11,864 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 960 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $48,600 plus fees of $1,216. Vanderbilt is ranked 21 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1450/1560
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.76
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Vanderbilt University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,294
Other Fees$1,216
Room and Board $16,234
Budget for Other Expenses$2,802
Total One Year Cost$70,146

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$83,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
92% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Vanderbilt University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 27%
Engineering 13%
General Studies 9%
Foreign Languages 6%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221999 IPEDS survey data for Vanderbilt University.