Vanderbilt University: Review & Facts

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Vanderbilt University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 12,710 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1873 and is one of the 29 colleges located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
150
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Vanderbilt University.

Vanderbilt University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 150 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Engineering, Nursing, Education, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
96%
The student retention rate at Vanderbilt University is excellent at 96% (well above Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Vanderbilt University is great: 91%.

Student to faculty ratio at Vanderbilt University is good, 8:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$42,200
Average tuition cost is extremely high, around $41,100 a year. The additional fees at Vanderbilt University beyond tuition are nearly $1,100, which makes it a total of $42,200 annually.

Read the details about Vanderbilt University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
14%
According to recent data, 28,348 applications were submitted and 4,034 were accepted; so it is challenging to get admitted at this school.

Vanderbilt University might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Vanderbilt University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,000
Vanderbilt University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Vanderbilt University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Vanderbilt University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 5,500 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high: nearly $9,000 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Vanderbilt University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Vanderbilt University appears to be a very dangerous school. This college has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Vanderbilt University Location and Maps



Post Address: Vanderbilt University, 2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
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