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Vanderbilt Extends Test-optional Policy for Fall 2022 Applicants

Feb. 10, 2021—To continue support for prospective students and their families during the ongoing global pandemic, Vanderbilt University will not require scores from the SAT or ACT exams for students applying to enter the university in the fall of 2022. This applies to both first-year and transfer students.  

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Vanderbilt Community Thrives Amid COVID-19 Challenges

Jun. 24, 2020—“Unprecedented era,” “trying times,” “uncharted territory.” We’ve all read these words a hundred times. Yes — the world we live in today looks different than it did a few months ago, but amid these challenges, the resilience of the Vanderbilt community remains unshaken. At Vanderbilt, our faculty, staff, and students continue to do what they...

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Vanderbilt Releases Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

Jun. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt is looking forward to welcoming students back to campus as we plan to resume in-person classes for the 2020–2021 academic year. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 and transition to remote learning in the spring 2020 semester, university officials have been working in close consultation with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and our School of Nursing as...

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Congratulations Class of 2020!

May. 7, 2020—The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is excited to congratulate the graduating Class of 2020! Four years ago we welcomed this exceptional group of students as incoming first-year students, and now we wish them the best in their next steps as Vanderbilt alumni. While the in-person Commencement ceremony has been postponed to 2021, Vanderbilt has honored the...

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Introducing New Blogger Sarah Dalton

Apr. 27, 2020—Hi, I’m Sarah Dalton, the new communications coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions! Before joining the OUA team, I was the publications coordinator for the Ph.D. program in law and economics at Vanderbilt Law School. I’m looking forward to contributing to the Vandy Admissions Blog! Like many Vanderbilt students, I moved to Nashville after...

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