Vanderbilt University: Admission & Tests

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Below is a quick overview of Vanderbilt University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Vanderbilt University admission criteria are extremely hard - in 2015-16 the school accepted only 12 percent of those who apply.

This school recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Vanderbilt University most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
Vanderbilt University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Vanderbilt University is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test is a typical stage of the application procedure. 41 percent of applicants at Vanderbilt University completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 680 to 820 on Critical Reading, from 690 to 830 on Math, and from 660 to 800 on Writing. It looks like if you have above 780 in SAT Critical Reading, 790 in SAT Math, and 760 in SAT Writing, that is enough to be accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
630
750
780

SAT Math
640
760
790

SAT Writing
620
730
760

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is important component of the application process at Vanderbilt University. 63% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 31 to 37 on Composite, from 32 to 37 on English, from 30 to 37 on Math, and from 7 to 11 on Writing. It looks like if you scored above 35 in ACT Composite, 35 in ACT English, 35 in ACT Math, and 10 in ACT Writing - that good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
28
34
35

ACT English
29
34
35

ACT Math
27
33
35

ACT Writing
7
9
10

Contact Admissions

Phone
(615)
322-7311
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Vanderbilt University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (615) 322-7311 or check Vanderbilt University Website

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