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Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University 2101 West End Avenue Nashville, TN 37240 Phone: (615) 322-7311
  • General Information
    About Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the * quest for new knowledge through scholarship, * dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, * creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly * intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, * equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors. Vanderbilt Home Related links * About Vanderbilt Recent News * Brain imaging predicts future reading progress in children with dyslexia * Listen: SustainVU offers holiday green tips * Chancellor: Hiring of James Franklin marks new day for football program * Video: James Franklin interview with Joe Fisher * James Franklin: Vanderbilt Football Head Coach


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 19,353
    Percent Admitted 20%
    Men Admitted 22%
    Women Admitted 19%
    Full Time Retention Rate 96%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 650 740
      Math 680 760
      Writing 650 730
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 30 33
      English 31 34
      Math 29 34
      Writing 8 10
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 12,854
    Native American 55
    Asian 673
    African American 982
    Hispanic 530
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 6,831
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 5,045

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