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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

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Vanderbilt University is ranked 3 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 6 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 41%
Applicants who took ACT 62%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+78%
600-69916%
600+94%

SAT Math Score

700+82%
600-69914%
600+96%

ACT Score

30-3690%
24-299%
24+98%

Students applied29,518
Students admitted3,865
Admission rate13%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$43,620
Fees$1,810
Room and board$14,670
Estimated book expense$1,370
Total cost$61,470

Cost after need-based aid$21,517
Cost after non-need-based aid$39,098

Average debt at graduation$20,790

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$60,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,953
Average non-need-based aid$22,372

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,851

Full-Time

Men3,383
Women3,395

Part-Time

Men35
Women38

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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