In all likelihood you’ve prepared your whole life for this – the moment you begin applying to college. So we welcome and congratulate you on the hard work you’ve done thus far. Hopefully visiting this page means you’ve decided that Vanderbilt is the “right fit” for you and you’re excited to apply. We're excited to get to know you.

Whether Vanderbilt is your “number one” school or just one on a list of several selective universities, we deeply value your interest and commit to you that we as admissions counselors will offer you personalized service throughout this process. Every Vanderbilt applicant is treated with dignity and respect – and is part of our holistic review process– no matter how many applications we receive.

Four ways to apply.

You may apply through the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success; the Common Application; QuestBridge*; or the Universal College Application. Choose the application system that is right for you - we do not prefer one over the others. Do not submit an application through more than one system. Choose one application, and submit all required materials through that method. Please note:  applicants to Blair must also complete a music resume and submit forms for two music teacher recommendations via the Blair DecisionDesk application.

*Because of Blair’s audition timeline, students applying through the QuestBridge National Match program may not select Blair as  their first-choice school.

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