|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||9%|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
|Dormitory capacity||6,039 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Vanderbilt University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 32,442 applications and only 3,487 students were granted admission. Vanderbilt University is at the #9 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 67% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 38% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1420 to 1590|
|ACT||32 to 35|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Vanderbilt University's tuition was $44,496 for all students regardless of residency (66.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 68% of Vanderbilt University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,471 (which is 1.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Vanderbilt University in 2016-2017, was 204, which is 13% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,899 (which is 16.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Vanderbilt University has enrolled a total of 12,587 students (11,834 students full-time and 753 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,587 students, 218 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 6,871 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,716 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 96 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Black/African American: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Vanderbilt University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Legal Professions And Studies||18%||662|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||245|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||5%||192||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||142|
|Theology And Religious Vocations||3%||128|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||119|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||116|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Vanderbilt University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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