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Class of 2027 — Early Decision by the Numbers

Posted by on Saturday, February 18, 2023 in General Information, VU Admissions Statistics.

We recently released Early Decision II admissions decisions for applicants to the Class of 2027. That concluded our Early Decision phase of admissions, and we are excited to welcome our newest Commodores into the Vanderbilt community! 


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Our Early Decision class represents a remarkable group of students with myriad interests and talents. See below for summary statistics: 

Vanderbilt Early Decision I and II Combined, Class of 2027 Summary Statistics 

  • Number of countries represented: 29
  • Percent of students who received one or more significant honors or held major leadership positions: 100%
  • Percent of students in the top ten percent of their graduating class: 99%*
  • Middle 50% SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 730-770**
  • Middle 50% SAT Math: 760-790**
  • Middle 50% ACT: 34-35**
  • Early Decision Admit Rate: 15.7%

*based on high schools that provide rank
**based on students who submitted testing 

We’re grateful to each student who applied through Early Decision, and we welcome the new members of the Class of 2027. We invite our newly admitted students to join the Vanderbilt Admitted Student Community— check your MyAppVU portal for more information about how to join. We also encourage new students to connect with VU on Instagram and other social media. Go ’Dores! 

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