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The Vanderbilt Profile*

Facts and Figures

*Due to rounding, totals may not add to 100%


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 Total Enrollment (Fall 2014)

Undergraduate 6,851
Graduate & professional 5,835
Total 12,686

 Admission Statistics (Fall 2014)

First-year applicants 29,518
Admits 3,865
Admit rate 13.1%
Enrolled first-year students 1,605

 Ethnicity and Testing Breakdown (First-Year Students Entering Fall 2014)

Female 50%
Male 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian or Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 12.7%
Black/African American 9.5%
Hispanic of any race 9.4%
Two or more races 4.3%
Total minority 36.3%
International 7.0%
SAT Critical Reading Middle 50% 710-780
SAT Math Middle 50% 720-800
SAT Writing Middle 50% 680-770
ACT Middle 50% 32 - 34
Students ranked in the top 10% of their class (Of high schools that provide rank) 90.9%
National Merit Scholars 273
National Achievement Scholars 23

High Schools Attended (First-Year Students Entering Fall 2014)

Public  65%
Private  34%
Other  1%

 Ethnicity Breakdown (All Undergraduates, Fall 2014)

Female 50%
Male 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian or Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 10.1%
Black/African American 8.0%
Hispanic of any race 8.0%
Two or more races 4.8%
Total minority 31.3%
International 6.2%

Enrollment by Region (All Undergraduates, Fall 2014)

South 34%
Midwest 19%
Middle States 17%
Southwest 8%
West 9%
New England 6%
International 6%

Enrollment by State (All Undergraduates, Fall 2014)

Undergraduate Enrollment Map 2014

 Enrollment by School (All Undergraduates, Fall 2014)

College of Arts & Science 4,243
School of Engineering 1,361
Peabody College of Education and Human Development 1,060
Blair School of Music 187

Academics

Undergraduate colleges & schools 4
Graduate & professional schools 6
Total full-time faculty (excluding Medical School and School of Nursing) 1,042
Student-to-faculty ratio 8:1
Female faculty 28%
Minority faculty 15%
Faculty with terminal degrees 97%
Undergrad classes w/ fewer than 50 students 91%
Undergrad classes w/ fewer than 30 students 79%

Campus Life

Percent of students living on campus 86%
Student organizations 510+
First-year student retention rate 97%

Housing

First-year residence halls 10
All residence halls and apartments 31

Commodore Athletics

Varsity teams 10 Women's, 6 Men's
Women's teams Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field
Men's teams Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis
NCAA championships 2
Club sports 41
Intramural sports 40+
School colors Black and Gold
Mascot The Commodore

After Vanderbilt

Students graduating in four years 88%
Students graduating in six years 93%
Number of living alumni More than 120,000
Number of alumni chapters worldwide 40

Where is the Class of 2013?

Employed 59%
Graduate or professional school 31% (of this group, 72% admitted to first choice school)
Other (e.g., undecided, volunteering, traveling, etc.) 10%