Vanderbilt University Overview


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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 31,464 prospective students applied, and 3,674 were granted admission. Of those admitted 1,607 enrolled in the school. 11,807 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 760 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $43,620 plus fees of $1,092.

Vanderbilt University is ranked 16 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Vanderbilt University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Vanderbilt University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

4 Years

87% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

91% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

92% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

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

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