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Class of 2028 — Early Decision by the Numbers

Posted by on Friday, February 16, 2024 in Early Decision, General Information, VU Admissions Statistics.

We recently released Early Decision II admissions decisions for applicants to the Class of 2028. We are thrilled to welcome our newest Commodores into the Vanderbilt community!  

Now that we’ve completed our early rounds, here’s a brief statistical summary of Early Decision I and Early Decision II combined.  

Early Decision Admissions Statistics  

Early Decision applications: 5,835
Admit Rate:  15.2% 

Early Decision Class of 2028 Admitted Student Profile 

  • Number of citizenships represented: 55 
  • 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: 96%* 
  • Middle 50% SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 740-770** 
  • Middle 50% SAT Math: 770-790** 
  • Middle 50% ACT: 34-35** 

*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 2028. We invite our newly admitted students to join the Vanderbilt community for admitted students on ZeeMee — 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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