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Vanderbilt Once Again Ranked #1 for Great Financial Aid

Oct. 25, 2022—Once again, Vanderbilt has earned the #1 ranking for Great Financial Aid by Princeton Review. Why do we keep landing on the top of this list? It’s because of our excellent need-based and merit-based scholarships! With Opportunity Vanderbilt need-based scholarships, we make 3 commitments to making a Vanderbilt education affordable: For U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens,...

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Four with a ’Dore – Jordan Trost

Sep. 18, 2022—In our Four With a ’Dore series, we’re getting to know Vanderbilt students four questions at a time. In today’s installment, meet Jordan Trost from the Class of 2024, an Anna Maria, FL, native with a major in HOD and a minor in business. Q: Where did you find your sense of belonging on campus?...

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3 Ways to Apply to Vanderbilt

Aug. 1, 2022—High school seniors, are you ready to apply to college? Vanderbilt applications are now available for you. We offer 3 ways to apply: Common App Coalition (powered by Scoir) QuestBridge Pick the application that’s right for you – we don’t prefer one application platform over another. Once you pick an application method, we ask that...

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Four with a ’Dore – Jeanette Hurwitz

May. 27, 2022—In our Four With a ’Dore series, we’re getting to know Vanderbilt students four questions at a time. In today’s installment, meet Jeanette Hurwitz, a junior from Newton, MA, who is double majoring in sociology and medicine, health and society with a minor in language sciences. Q: Where did you find your sense of belonging...

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Class of 2026 Regular Decision Summary Statistics

Mar. 29, 2022—This week we announced admissions decisions for the Regular Decision applicants to the Class of 2026 and sent admit packets to our new Commodores. We’re thrilled to welcome these new students to the Vanderbilt community! Admitted students were selected from an exceptionally talented applicant pool of over 46,000 applicants.  We are honored to receive applications...

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Class of 2026 Decisions Available Online March 28

Mar. 27, 2022—As of Monday, March 28, after 5:00 p.m. Central Time, decisions for Regular Decision applicants will be available online through MyAppVU. The online decision release notes below provide more details about how to check your decision.   Online Decision Release Notes:   Beginning at 5:00 p.m. Central Time Monday, March 28, Regular Decision applicants can log in to...

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Vanderbilt Extends Test-optional Policy through 2024

Feb. 21, 2022—The Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions will extend the current test-optional policy for two years, covering applicants for entrance in fall 2023 and fall 2024. Vanderbilt University will not require scores from the ACT or SAT exams for students applying to enter the university for fall 2022, fall 2023, or fall 2024. This applies to...

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Class of 2026 – Early Decision by the Numbers

Feb. 16, 2022—Last week, we released Early Decision II admissions decisions for applicants to the Class of 2026. That concluded our Early Decision phase of admissions, and we are now able to share the summary statistics about the newest Vanderbilt students. The students we have admitted through Early Decision I and II this year are an incredibly...

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Applications Open: Three Ways to Apply to Vanderbilt

Sep. 15, 2021—Just a few weeks ago, the Vanderbilt community welcomed the Class of 2025 to campus at Move-in Day on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. With new students settling into their academic schedules, learning about opportunities with student organizations, and exploring Nashville, it’s now time for high school seniors to complete their college applications as they make their way toward becoming the college...

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Moira Poe named executive director of undergraduate admissions

Sep. 2, 2021—Moira Poe has been named executive director of the Vanderbilt Office of Undergraduate Admissions. She will begin her tenure at Vanderbilt September 20, 2021.   We at OUA are thrilled to welcome Moira as our new leader. Moira shares our priorities for building an inclusive and supportive campus community and brings nearly 20 years of experience...

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Coming Soon: On-campus Visits Return to Vanderbilt

May. 26, 2021—Yesterday, Vanderbilt announced updated COVID-19 protocols for returning to campus. These new guidelines will allow our office to resume campus visits for prospective students and families this summer, beginning Monday, June 7. We will update our visit page as soon as details become available. Registration will be required. After more than a year away from campus, we are excited to...

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Class of 2025 – Early and Regular Decision Admissions Statistics

Mar. 30, 2021—This week we announced admissions decisions for the Regular Decision applicants to the Class of 2025. We’re excited to welcome the new students to the Vanderbilt community! This year has been unlike any other. The impacts of the pandemic have been felt in our schools, our communities, and our families. While the pandemic has also caused changes...

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